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Date of Birth 16 September 1887Paris, France
Date of Death 22 October 1979Paris, France

Mini Bio (1)

Nadia Boulanger was born on September 16, 1887 in Paris, France. She died on October 22, 1979 in Paris.

Trivia (1)

Influential French composer, conductor and music teacher at the Paris Conservatoire.

Personal Quotes (7)

A great work is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty.
I've been a woman for a little over 50 years and have gotten over my initial astonishment. As for conducting an orchestra, that's a job where I don't think sex plays much part.
The essential conditions of everything you do must be choice, love, passion.
Life is denied by lack of attention, whether it be to cleaning windows or trying to write a masterpiece.
Loving a child doesn't mean giving in to all his whims; to love him is to bring out the best in him, to teach him to love what is difficult.
Everything we know by heart enriches us and helps us find ourselves. If it should get in the way of finding ourselves, it is because we have no personality.
Do not take up music unless you would rather die than not do so.

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