Marcelle de Manziarly

Marcelle de Manziarly (13 October 1899 in Kharkiv, Ukraine, then in Russian Empire – 12 May 1989) was a French pianist, music educator, conductor and composer. She was born in Kharkiv, studied in Paris with Nadia Boulanger and at the age of 23 had already composed two mature works. She later studied conducting with Felix Weingartner in Basle and piano with Isabelle Vengerova in New York City and taught and performed in Europe and the United States. Aaron Copland dedicated his song "Heart, We Will Forget Him" to her. She died in Ojai, California. Wrote a piece called Pour N.B as a dedication to her past teacher, Nadia Boulanger. The American premiere of this piece was sung by Tenor, Sam Mathis.

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