Lili Boulanger was one of the most exciting composers of the early 20th century, until her tragically early death at the age of 24. Here’s why this unique composer deserves your attention
Lili Boulanger was a child prodigy
Marie-Juliette Olga (Lili) Boulanger was born on 21 August 1893. When she was just two the great composer Gabriel Fauré – a friend of the family – spotted that she had perfect pitch.