Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Boulanger, Nadia Juliette 1887-1979. French music teacher of several modern American composers, including Virgil Thomson and Aaron Copland.

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  • proper n. A surname.

Etymologies

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French boulanger, "baker".

Examples

  • In a minute more I was standing by Mrs. Sandford and introduced to Captain Boulanger, who also asked me to dance, and engaged me for the next but one; and then Mr. Caxton brought up one of his brother cadets and presented him, and he asked me, and looked disappointed when for both the next dances I was obliged to refuse him.

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  • There are no crimes so revolting that they would not readily be committed by men who form part of a government or army, at the will of anyone (such as Boulanger,

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  • Its holiday concerts this Friday and Saturday will feature music by composers ranging from Bach, Khachaturian and Lili Boulanger to Lil' Wayne.

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  • He studied composition in France with Nadia Boulanger, who also taught Aaron Copeland.

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  • There, pitch your tent at the Camping du Port Blanc (rue du Sergent Boulanger, +33 2 9946 1074, camping-port-blanc.com) on the beach, from €13pp a night, or rent a studio at the charming La Pensée in St Lunaire (la-pensee.pagesperso-orange.fr) from €195 for a week.

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  • Woven through several two- to six-minute selections (ideal for downloading from iTunes, yet cherished by violin fans) is the theme of night in multiple manifestations: The title track, a song by Claude Debussy; "Nocturne," by the ill-fated Lili Boulanger, who died at the age of 24; moonlight (Debussy's beloved "Clair de lune"); and dreams (Gabriel Fauré's wistful "Après un rêve," which Ms. Jansen plays with tender yearning).

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  • His interest in atonal music drew him on to study composition at the Juilliard School of Music (M.S., 1962) in New York City and then to Paris to study under Nadia Boulanger.

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  • In Abidjan, he has long been called Le Boulanger, French for The Baker, because he rolls people in flour, a reference to a popular expression meaning to manipulate and deceive others.

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  • Some, such as Nadia Boulanger, are noted, but most are not.

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  • The warning of Abdelrazik's imminent "disappearance," from Canada's top diplomat in Khartoum (presumably the Ambassador at the time, Yves Boulanger), was met with a "take no action" memo from John Di Gangi, then DFAIT's director of foreign intelligence.

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