Blanche Selva

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Birthday
29, 1884
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Dec 3, 1942 (58)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
29, 1884
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Dec 3, 1942 (58)

About

Music educator, writer, and composer who specialized in Czech music, becoming the only French pianist of her day to do so.

Before Fame

She entered the Paris Conservatory in 1893 and earned acclaim from her teachers, but she never graduated.

Trivia

She founded a music school after moving to Barcelona in 1924. She was forced to stop performing in 1930 after developing paralysis.

Family Life

She married violinist Joan Massià, and the couple performed as a duo.

Associated With

She was published extensively and wrote several articles on sonatas, including one about Ludwig van Beethoven's sonatas.