RadioNZ: Boulanger

Composer of the Week: Lili Boulanger

Thomas Goss looks at the tragically short life of Lili Boulanger, who died from Crohn’s disease at the age of 24. Despite the difficulties caused by her health, she was able to study as a composer and win the prestigious Prix de Rome in 1913.

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Thomas Goss is a professional composer and orchestrator with an international roster of clients. He has worked with such talents as Billy Ocean, Melanie C, Sharon Corr, and Nikki Yanofsky. His compositions, orchestrations, and crossover arrangements have been performed by such ensembles as Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, and San Francisco Symphony Chamber Ensemble.

Thomas lives and works in Wellington, New Zealand, with his wife Erica and son Charlie, and one very unappreciative cat.

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