Jeanne Leleu

French pianist, teacher and composer, born in Saint-Michael, December 29, 1898; died in Paris, March 1979. She came from a musical background and entered the Paris Conservatoire at the age of nine. She studied the piano under Marguerite Long and A. Cortot (1913), harmony under Chapius (1917), score reading under Estlye (1918), counterpoint under G. Caussade (1919), and composition under Bueser and C. Widor (1922). In 1945 she became a teacher of sight reading at the Paris Conservatoire and taught harmony there from 1953. She received first prizes for the piano (1913) and composition (1922) at the Conservatoire and in 1923 was awarded the Grand Prix de Rome for her cantata Beatrice.

            Works for wind ensemble:

  • Suite symphonique (pf and wind insts) (Leduc, 1926)