Henry-Louis de La Grange, French musicologist, Died at 92


Henry-Louis de La Grange was born on May 26, 1924, and died on January 27, 2017.

He was a musicologist and biographer of Gustav Mahler.

La Grange was born in Paris, of an American mother (Emily Sloane) and a French father, Amaury de la Grange, who was a senator, one-time government minister, and Vice-President of the International Aviation Federation.

He studied the humanities in Paris and New York and literature at Aix-en-Provence University and at the Sorbonne.

La Grange studied at the Yale University School of Music and subsequently, from 1946 to 1947, from 1948 until 1953, privately in Paris – piano under Yvonne Lefébure and harmony, counterpoint, and analysis under Nadia Boulanger.

Henry-Louis de La Grange passed away at 92 years old.