Nadia Boulanger, RIP

November 1979
National Review;11/9/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 45, p1412
The article reports on the contributions of Nadia Boulanger in education. It mentions that Nadia Boulanger also known as Mademoiselle was a great person wherein musicians identified her as the greatest music teacher of their century. She is said to be conservative both culturally and politically that she was teaching the standards and values that the conservatives cherish.


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