Marie-Juliette Olga "Lili" Boulanger (1893-1918) was a French composer and the first female winner of the Prix de Rome composition prize.
Lili Boulanger was a child prodigy, and studied music with, amongst others, Gabriel Fauré and Louis Vierne. The younger sister of the noted composer and composition teacher Nadia Boulanger, Lili is best known for Les Sirenes, Pie Jesu, three Psalm settings and D'un Matin De Printemps which was one of her last compositions. Boulanger's short life was plagued by illness, and she died aged just 24. Browse the music of Lili Boulanger alongside the wider catalogue of classical music on offer at Musicroom.