Thérèse Brenet

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Thérèse Brenet (born 22 October 1935) is a French composer.

Born in Paris, she studied at the Conservatoire de Reims and since 1954 [1] the Conservatoire de Paris. Among her teachers were Maurice Duruflé, Henri Dutilleux, Darius Milhaud, and Jean Rivier. In 1965 she won the Prix de Rome for her Les Visions prophétiques de Cassandre; a prize which enabled her to pursue further studies at the French Academy in Rome. She went on to win the Halphen Prize for fugue and composition and won the Coplay Foundation of Chicago's composition prize. She is also an honorary member of the National Academy of History in Reims. [2]

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References

  1. "Thérèse Brenet" in Sax, Mule & Co by Jean-Pierre Thiollet, H & D, Paris, 2004, p. 104–105.
  2. Biography of Thérèse Brenet at www.depleinvent.com