Marguerite Long

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Birthday
13, 1874
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Feb 13, 1966 (91)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
13, 1874
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Feb 13, 1966 (91)

About

Musician who had a distinguished performing and teaching career, instructing such future notables as Jacques Fevrier and Gabriel Tacchino.

Before Fame

She was a student at the Paris Conservatoire, where she was given a premier prix in 1891.

Trivia

She founded the Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud International Competition in 1943 with violinist Jacques Thibaud. Its name was changed to the Long-Thibaud-Crespin Competition in 2011 to provide for the inclusion of singers along with the traditional pianists and violinists.

Family Life

Her husband, Joseph de Marliave, was killed in action while fighting in World War I.

Associated With

Her close friend, Maurice Ravel, dedicated his Piano Concerto in G major to her. She performed its premiere.