Nadia Boulanger

French composer, conductor, and teacher, 1887-1979

Nadia Boulanger taught many of the leading composers and musicians of the 20th century as well as leading living composers and musicians. She also performed as a pianist and organist. Among her students were those who became leading composers, soloists, arrangers and conductors, including Aaron Copland, Roy Harris, Quincy Jones, John Eliot Gardiner, Elliott Carter, Dinu Lipatti, Igor Markevitch, Virgil Thomson, David Diamond, Daniel Barenboim, Philip Glass and Ástor Piazzolla. Boulanger was the first woman to conduct many major orchestras in America and Europe, including the BBC Symphony, Boston Symphony, Hallé, New York Philharmonic and Philadelphia orchestras.

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Boulanger, Nadia

Komponistin (1887–1979). Eigenh. Brief mit U. O. O. 2 SS. Qu.-gr.-8vo.
$ 701 / 650 € (23308)

Nadia Boulanger (1887–1979), Komponistin. E. Brief mit U. O. O., 31. Juli 1958. 2 SS. Qu.-gr.-8°. – An einen „cher ami“ in dem Bedauern, eine geliehene Summe noch nicht zurückgezahlt zu haben: „Le rouge me monte au front quand je pense à vous – et j’y pense d’autant plus souvent que ma honte va grandissant – que devez – vous penser de moi? Je préfère l’ignorer ... Soyez gentil rappelez moi la somme dont je vous reste redevable – et je vous enverrai aussitôt et enfin – – un chèque avec des excuses sans fin[.] Vous raconter ce qu’à été ma vie depuis mon retour des E.

A. [États-Unis] vous expliquerait un peu mon silence – mais, il mérite à peine l’indulgence sur laquelle je compte pourtant! [...]“. – Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf der Écoles d’art Américaines..

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Boulanger, Nadia

French composer, conductor and teacher (1887-1979). "'La Sirène'. Scene II = Fragments". Autograph musical manuscript signed. N. p. o. d. Large 4to. 7 pp. with underlined text on 4 pp. of four lined manuscript pages. Accompanied by an autograph calling card (1 p., with envelope).
$ 9,172 / 8.500 € (34248/BN30045)

Several intricate bars from her cantata "La Sirène" (The Siren), which had won second price at the Grand Prix de Rome in 1908. - Partial separation to spine, a central horizontal fold, and scattered toning, otherwise in fine condition.

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