|COMPOSER, HARPSICHORDIST, PIANIST (FRANCE)|
BORN 7 Jul 1886, Paris - DIED 28 May 1961|
BIRTH NAME Casadesus, Régina Julia Lucile
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Père Lachaise, Rue du Repos 16 (Division 57, ligne 03, avenue Neigre)
Regina Casadesus came from a highly musical family. Her father was the conductor Luis Casadesus (1850-1919) and several of her siblings were musicians. She married the author and anarchist Aurèle Patorni (1880-1955) in 1906.
Her career was stronly connected with the Société des Instruments Anciens that was founded by her brother Henri. She participated in 75 tours during a 35 years. Paris, Berlin, Moscow, Brussels, Madrid, London and Vienna were among the cities where she performed.
She died in 1961 and in 1962 her autobiography "Ma famille Casadesus: souvenirs d'une claveciniste 1890-1955" was published.
Husband: Patorni, Aurèle (1906-1955, Paris)
CimetiÃ¨re du PÃ¨re Lachaise - APPL - PATORNI RÃ©gina, nÃ©e CASADESUS (1886-1961)
Les Casadesus : une famille de musiciens - CimetiÃ¨res de France et d'ailleurs