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SAD NEWS | French Pianist & Composer Roger Boutry Has Died – Aged 87 [RIP]

French composer, pianist and conductor Roger Boutry has passed away – aged 87

French composer, pianist and conductor Roger Boutry has passed away – aged 87.

A graduate of the Paris Conservatoire, where he studied with Jean Doyen and Nadia Boulanger, Mr Boutry was a former Finalist at the Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition alongside Van Cliburn - and throughout his lifetime had hundred of compositions published, performed and recorded worldwide.

He served as Principal Conductor of the Orchestres de la Garde Républicaine for over 20 years - and held a long term harmony teaching position on faculty at the Paris Conservatoire.

Our condolences are with Mr Boutry’s family, friends, colleagues and students.

 

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