Marcelle Meyer

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Le Groupe des six, 1921 painting by Jacques-Émile Blanche. In the center: Marcelle Meyer. From bottom to top: Germaine Tailleferre, Darius Milhaud, Arthur Honegger, Louis Durey. On the right: Georges Auric, Francis Poulenc, Jean Cocteau.

Marcelle Meyer (French: [mɛjɛʁ]; 22 May 1897 – 17 November 1958) was a French pianist.

Marcelle Meyer was born in Lille, France on 22 May 1897. She was taught piano from the age of five by her sister Germaine, and entered the Conservatoire de Paris in 1911.

In 1922 Jacques-Émile Blanche painted Marcelle Meyer in the company of Jean Cocteau and Les Six, a group of composers consisting of Georges Auric, Louis Durey, Arthur Honegger, Darius Milhaud, Francis Poulenc and Germaine Tailleferre.

She died on 17 November 1958 in Paris after suffering a heart attack while playing at her sister's piano.

The actor Pierre Bertin was her first husband. She later married Carlo Di Vieto, an Italian lawyer, with whom she had two daughters.

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