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Nadia Boulanger
Birth: Sep. 16, 1887
Paris
City of Paris
Ile-de-France, France
Death: Oct. 22, 1979
Paris
City of Paris
Ile-de-France, France

Composer. She is best known for her role as a composition teacher for such greats as Aaron Copland, Roy Harris, Virgil Thomson, Philip Glass, and Quincy Jones. Because of this role, she is regarded to have been one of the most important influences on the modern landscape of American music. , Igor Stravinsky and Boulanger "taught" music together at the Ecole Normale in Paris in the 1923-24 school year, the only time he actually taught music composition. She was a composer until the death of her younger sister, Lili Boulanger. She was the first woman to conduct many of the world's major orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and the BBC Symphony Orchestra. She also played the organ and piano. (bio by: amy7252) 
 
Burial:
Cimetiere de Montmartre
Paris
City of Paris
Ile-de-France, France
Plot: Division 33, southwest corner
 
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Originally Created by: amy7252
Record added: Apr 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13917567
Nadia Boulanger
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Nadia Boulanger
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Nadia Boulanger
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