Lily Laskine (31 August 1893 in Paris– 4 January 1988 in Paris) was one of the most prominent harpists of the twentieth century. Born Lily Aimée Laskine to Jewish parents in Paris, she studied at the Conservatoire de Paris with Alphonse Hasselmans and became a frequent performing partner of several distinguished French flautists, including Marcel Moyse and Jean-Pierre Rampal. Laskine also served as professor of harp at the Conservatoire de Paris from 1948 to 1958. She was awarded the Legion of Honour in 1958. She died in Paris.
In 1936 she married Roland Charmy, a violinist and academic of the Conservatoire de Paris.
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Bibliography and discography
- Marielle Nordmann, Lily Laskine, Éditions Cahiers du Temps, 1999 ISBN 2-911855-15-9
- Pâris, Alain (1995). Dictionnaire des interprètes et de l’interprétation musicale au XX. Bouquins (in French). Paris: Éditions Robert Laffont. p. 604. ISBN 2-221-08064-5.
- Baker, Theodore; Slonimsky, Nicolas (1995). Dictionnaire biographique des musiciens ; Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. Bouquins (in French). Translated by Marie-Stella Pâris. Paris: Éditions Robert Laffont. p. 2322. ISBN 2-221-06787-8.
- L'Art de Lily Laskine, 1996 ASIN B00004UQ9H
- Concerto pour flûte et harpe de Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 2002 ASIN B000063JA9
- Japanese Melodies for Flute and Harp, 1994 ASIN B0000034O5
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- "L'association des amis de Lily Laskine". lilylaskine.online.fr. Retrieved 2016-06-18.
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