[boo-lahn-jey; French boo-lahn-zhey]
- Georges Er·nest Jean Ma·rie [zhawrzh er-nest zhahn ma-ree] /ʒɔrʒ ɛrˈnɛst ʒɑ̃ maˈri/, 1837–91, French general and politician.
- Na·dia (Ju·liette) [nah-dee-uh joo-lee-et; French na-dya zhy-lyet] /ˈnɑ di ə ˌdʒu liˈɛt; French naˈdya ʒüˈlyɛt/, 1887–1979, French musician and teacher.
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Boulanger however was not the stuff of which dictators are made.
Mme Bonnemain died in 1890; Boulanger returned from exile to blow his brains out atop Mme Bonnemain's Brussels grave.
He lent it to Boulanger, and there he lived the life of an exiled monarch.The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol 2 (of 2)
In his opinion the greatest genius of the century was Boulanger.The Gods are Athirst
But General Boulanger will make it possible for us to apply these ideas!'
If they succeed in unmaking their legend of Boulanger, where are they?
They made Boulanger to save it; now they are trying to unmake Boulanger to save it.
- Georges (ʒɔrʒ). 1837–91, French general and minister of war (1886–87). Accused of attempting a coup d'état, he fled to Belgium, where he committed suicide
- Nadia (Juliette) (nadja). 1887–1979, French teacher of musical composition: her pupils included Elliott Carter, Aaron Copland, Darius Milhaud, and Virgil Thomson. She is noted also for her work in reviving the works of Monteverdi
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