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  1. Biografia. Fu nonna di Armande de Polignac e fu la ventesima dei 24 figli di Isaac Merritt Singer, fondatore della Singer Corporation, nota azienda di macchine da cucire, e di Isabelle Boyer (futura duchessa di Camposelice ), probabile modella per la Statua della libertà.

  2. Winnaretta Singer (8 January 1865 – 26 November 1943) was an American-born heiress to the Singer sewing machine fortune. She used this to fund a wide range of causes, notably a musical salon where her protégés included Debussy and Ravel , and numerous public health projects in Paris, where she lived most of her life.

    • 26 November 1943 (aged 78), London, England
    • Winnaretta Eugénie Singer, 8 January 1865, Yonkers, New York, U.S.
    • American
  3. 11 gen 2022 · Winnaretta Singer, l’ereditiera che diventò principessa di Polignac e non nascose mai di essere lesbica. Nel suo salotto le prime esecuzioni di opere musicali d’avanguardia. Di Sara Mostaccio...

    • Sara Mostaccio
    • 2 min
  4. 29 mag 2020 · For an artist to be able to create they generally require food, water, and shelter. Such needs are usually met with money, and that is the part of the artistic process where we find Winnaretta Singer. Born on January 8, 1865, Winnaretta was the twentieth of twenty-four children fathered by Isaac Singer.

  5. 4 mag 2024 · Winnaretta Eugénie Singer was born in Yonkers, New York, in 1865. Her father was Isaac Merritt Singer, the American industrialist who improved the sewing-machine. He was married to a young French woman, Isabelle Eugénie Boyer. Winnaretta was the twentieth out of the twenty-five children Isaac Singer had.

  6. Winnaretta Singer played a major role in Nadia Boulanger’s career: by officially naming her music director of all the concerts held in the mansion, she gave Nadia the opportunity to gather singers and musicians to create her own ensemble.

  7. Winnaretta Singer was a talented musician and an accomplished artist, a patron of avantgarde culture, and presided over one of the most illustrious salons in Paris. She was wealthy, independent-minded, reserved, and urbane.