Busy Kids Love Music
Busy Kids Love Music
Episode 92: Lili Boulanger


As we immerse ourselves in Women’s History Month, the Busy Kids Love Music podcast brings you a compelling episode dedicated to celebrating the remarkable accomplishments of female composers. Today, our spotlight is on the talented and tragically short-lived French composer, Lili Boulanger.

**Lili Boulanger: A Melody Cut Short**

In this episode, we traverse the life and musical journey of Lili Boulanger, an extraordinary woman whose narrative serves as both an inspiration and a poignant reminder of life’s brevity. Despite her untimely departure, Lili Boulanger’s indomitable spirit and dedication to her craft echo through the corridors of time.

**A Symphony of Dreams: Boulanger’s Life Experiences**

Boulanger’s life experiences, though fleeting, are a testament to the unwavering pursuit of one’s dreams. From her early years showcasing prodigious talent to her unyielding determination in the face of physical challenges, Lili Boulanger’s symphony of life is filled with courage, passion, and an enduring commitment to her musical aspirations.

**Exploring Female Composers Through Time**

As we celebrate Lili Boulanger, I encourage you to explore the archives featuring other remarkable female composers who have left an indelible mark on music history:

Episode 16: Important Moments for Women in Music History

Episode 15: Fanny Mendelssohn

Episode 42: Clara Schumann

Episode 66: The Life and Music of Florence Price

Join me on this melodic journey through time as we honor Lili Boulanger’s legacy and continue to amplify the voices of female composers during Women’s History Month. Don’t miss the chance to delve into the harmonious tales of these musical trailblazers and discover the symphony of courage that resonates in every note.



Music Heard in this Episode:

Lili Boulanger – Piano Works

Boulanger: Faust et Hélène – Radio Filharmonisch Orkest o.l.v. Karina Canellakis

Lili Boulanger: D’un soir triste

Music Listening Schedule for Episode 92

Check out this link for a curated playlist of works by Lili Boulanger. This is an excellent playlist to have on in the background while doing other work, allowing you to become more appreciative and familiar with the works of Lili Boulanger..

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