Piano Designer:

Lucas Beaufort


Photography: Henry Cromett

Photography: Henry Cromett

LOCATION:

*Retired*



DESIGNER:

Lucas Beaufort



SPONSOR:

Lynn Loaker



We rescue pianos and put them on the street for everybody to enjoy. We want to give pianists more opportunities to play for the public.

 

ARTIST STATEMENT:

My artwork represents al the love that I have for people. I spend all my time traveling and I feel more and more connected to the world.

 

ARTIST BIOGRAPHY:

My name is Lucas Beaufort, I’m a French visionary artist-painter living in a world surrounded by imaginary characters, kind but mischievous monsters, who help him build a positive image on the world and guide my choices every day.

In 1912 Boulanger competed in the Prix de Rome but during her performance she collapsed from illness. She returned in 1913 at the age of 19 to win the composition prize for her Faust et Hélène, becoming the first woman composer to win the prize. Nadia had given up entering after four unsuccessful attempts and had focused her efforts upon her sister Lili, first a student of Nadia and then of Paul Vidal, Georges Caussade and Gabriel Fauré—the last of whom was greatly impressed by the young woman's talents and frequently brought songs for her to read. Lili was greatly affected by the 1900 death of her father; many of her works touch on themes of grief and loss. Her work was noted for its colorful harmony and instrumentation and skillful text setting. Aspects of Fauré and Claude Debussy can be seen in her compositions, and Arthur Honegger was influenced by her innovative work.

 

– Wikipedia: Lili Boulanger

PIANO LOCATION:

*Retired*

 

Sponsor:

Lynn Loaker

 

ABOUT PIANO! PUSH PLAY!

We rescue pianos, put them on the street for everyone to enjoy, and then give them to schools, community centers, artists, and others who will love them as much as we do.

 

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