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My Prayer (ver. 1) by Georges Boulanger - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
"My Prayer" is a 1939 popular song with music by the famous salon violinist Georges Boulanger and lyrics by Jimmy Kennedy. It was originally written by Boulanger with the title "Avant de Mourir" in 1926. The lyrics for this version were added by Kennedy in 1939. Glenn Miller recorded the song that year for a #2 hit, and The Ink Spots' version reached #3 as well that year. [1] It has been recorded many times since, but the biggest hit version was a revival in 1956 by The Platters. This version reached #1 on the charts and was featured in the 2008 film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Georges Boulanger (April 18, 1893 – June 3, 1958) was a Romanian Rroma violinist, conductor and composer. Georges Boulanger was born in Tulcea, Romaniafrom a rroma romanian family with a very long tradition in music . His father's name was Vasile Pantazi. He was known as the typical Romanian Rroma virtuoso.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Georges Boulanger (April 18, 1893 – June 3, 1958) was a Romanian Rroma violinist, conductor and composer. Georges Boulanger was born in Tulcea, Romaniafrom a rroma romanian family with a very long tradition in music . His father's name was Vasile Pantazi. He was known as the typical Romanian Rroma virtuoso . He learned to play the violin as a child from his father, who was already the sixth generation musician. At the age of 12, Georges Boulanger got a scholarship to study at the Conservatory in Bucharest. Three years later he was heard by Leopold Auer who took him to Dresden with him and where he studied with him for the next two years. Other students of Auer were Jascha Heifetz, Nathan Milstein, and Mischa Elman. In 1910, when Boulanger was 17 years old, Leopold Auer told him that his musical studies are finished and gave him a violin as a going away present. Boulanger played on this violin until his death. Under the recommendation of Auer, Georges Boulanger received a position of first violinist in Café Chantant in St. Petersburg, Russia. This was where many aristocrats frequented. With his background music, a mixture of Gypsy music,.
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