Lili Boulanger

WRTI Spotlight
2:43 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

WRTI Honoring Women Composers in March

Composer Lili Boulanger (Marie-Juliette Olga Lili Boulanger), 1893 -1918

It wasn't until the last third of the 20th century that women took their place in serious music, a field historically dominated by men.  Felix Mendelssohn's sister Fanny composed quite a bit of music, but it was only heard in private settings since it wasn't considered "proper" for a woman to compose.

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