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  2. Princess Winaretta Eugenie Singer (1865–1943) • FamilySearch

    8 January 1865–26 November 1943LC26-VH3. Brief Life History of Winaretta Eugenie. When Princess Winaretta Eugenie Singer was born on 8 January 1865, in Yonkers, Westchester, New York, United States, her father, Isaac Merritt Singer, was 53 and her mother, Isabella Eugénie Boyer, was 23. She married Louis de Scey-Montbéliard in 1890.

  3. Palazzo Contarini Polignac

    L’association « Les Amis de Winnaretta Singer » a été créée en 2015 à Paris par Henri-François de Breteuil et Daniel Popesco, avec le concours des descendants de la Princesse Edmond de Polignac. L’association « Les Amis de Winnaretta Singer » s’inscrit dans la continuité de son héritage moral, artistique et intellectuel.

  4. Claude Debussy and the salon of Winnaretta Singer

    Claude Debussy was one of the most popular composers in the salon of Winnaretta Singer: his compositions were featured almost every month in the years 1905-1907, and many premieres of his works took place there too. One of the earliest appearances of Debussy’s music in a Parisian salon took place one evening in 1900 at…

  5. Music's Modern Muse: A Life of Winnaretta Singer, Princesse ...

    The American-born Winnaretta Singer (1865-1943) was a millionaire at the age of eighteen, due to her inheriting a substantial part of the Singer Sewing Machine fortune. Her 1893 marriage to Prince Edmond de Polignac, an amateur composer, brought her into contact with the most elite strata of French society.

  6. The reading, 1869 - Edouard Manet -

    The work first belonged to the private collection of Winnaretta Singer, Princess Edmond de Polignac, where it remained until 1944, after the death of the Princess. It was offered as a gift to the French State and deposited in the Musée du Louvre.

  7. Winnaretta Singer The Muse of Modern Music -

    After Prince Edmond’s death in 1901, Winnaretta rebuilt her house on the rue Cortambert. The refurbishing included a grand salon seating 200, and a smaller atelier for more intimate recitals, which included two pianos and Cavaillé-Coll organ. Claude Debussy was one of the most popular composers in the salon of Winnaretta Singer.

  8. Igor Stravinsky and the salon of Winnaretta Singer

    Few years before the commission by Winnaretta Singer, an important event had shaken the musical life of Paris: the premiere of Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du Printemps took place on 29 May 1913 at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. Winnaretta, who was present at the legendary performance, remembers it in her memoirs:

  9. Palazzo Contarini Polignac - Edmond

    Edmond and Venice. Edmond de Polignac loved Venice and visited the city in 1900 with his wife, the great musical patroness, Winnaretta Singer, Princesse de Polignac. After a luncheon given at the Palazzo Barbaro by the Bostonian banker Daniel Curtis and his wife, Ariana, Edmond was standing on the Barbaro balcony, overlooking the Grand Canal.

  10. Winnaretta Singer, Princesse Edmond de Polignac [1] (8 January 1865 – 26 November 1943) was a musical patron and heir to the Singer sewing machine fortune. Born in America, she lived most of her adult life in France. File:Winnaretta Singer10.jpg. Winnaretta Singer.

  11. Winnaretta Singerová – Wikipedieá

    Winnaretta Singerová, kněžna de Polignac ( 8. ledna 1865, New York – 26. listopadu 1943, Londýn) byla americko-francouzská mecenáška umění a filantropka, dědička jmění firmy na šicí stroje Singer. Financovala celou řadu prospěšných aktivit, zejména hudební salon, kde mezi její ochránce patřili Debussy a Ravel, a ...

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