Lili Boulanger

1893 - 1918

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Marie-Juliette Olga "Lili" Boulanger (French: [maʁi ʒyljɛt ɔlɡa lili bulɑ̃ʒe] (listen); 21 August 1893 – 15 March 1918) was a French composer and the first female winner of the Prix de Rome composition prize. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lili Boulanger has received more than 344,233 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Lili Boulanger is the 207th most popular composer (up from 230th in 2019), the 966th most popular biography from France (up from 1,039th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular French Composer.

Lili Boulanger is most famous for being the first woman to win the Prix de Rome, a prestigious French prize for composition.

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Among composers, Lili Boulanger ranks 207 out of 1,228Before her are Ludwig Minkus, Nicola Porpora, Johann Christoph Bach, Jerry Goldsmith, Eduard Strauss, and Antonio Caldara. After her are Carl Friedrich Abel, Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Franz Xaver Süssmayr, Leonardo Vinci, Pauline Viardot, and Pietro Locatelli.

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Among people born in 1893, Lili Boulanger ranks 36Before her are Palmiro Togliatti, Fritz Perls, Leslie Howard, Lillian Gish, Juana Bormann, and Jomo Kenyatta. After her are Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parma, Raymond Loewy, Allen Dulles, Prince Paul of Yugoslavia, Edward Adelbert Doisy, and Hermann Balck. Among people deceased in 1918, Lili Boulanger ranks 38Before her are Arrigo Boito, Hermann Cohen, Frederick Trump, Paul Vidal de La Blache, Aleksandr Lyapunov, and Ernesto Teodoro Moneta. After her are John Bauer, César Ritz, Charles-Émile Reynaud, Koloman Moser, Andrew Dickson White, and Julius Wellhausen.

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In France

Among people born in France, Lili Boulanger ranks 966 out of 5,234Before her are Wilfred the Hairy (840), Theodore Beza (1519), Claude Nicolas Ledoux (1736), Henri Lebesgue (1875), Armand Fallières (1841), and Guy de Chauliac (1300). After her are Jacques MacDonald (1765), Martin Bucer (1491), Antoine Laurent de Jussieu (1748), John I of Aragon (1350), Laura de Noves (1310), and Carlos Hugo, Duke of Parma (1930).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Lili Boulanger ranks 33Before her are Léonin (1135), Michel Legrand (1932), Marin Marais (1656), Édouard Lalo (1823), Philippe de Vitry (1291), and Francis Lai (1932). After her are Pauline Viardot (1821), Pierre Schaeffer (1910), Albert Roussel (1869), Jaufre Rudel (1125), Jacques Ibert (1890), and Ernest Chausson (1855).