Featured Guest Blogger: Germaine Tailleferre’s Malicious Men

We are happy to welcome guest blogger Timothy Diovanni!  An undergraduate student in musicology at Columbia University, he is also a clarinetist. He writes extensively about New York City’s music scene as a columnist at The Columbia Lion and he has his own blog, howeyehearit.wordpress.com.  His fascinating essay on Germaine Tailleferre brings us rich insights by drawing from little-known sources including Tailleferre’s own memoir.  The quotes and pictures are from that memoir, collected and annotated by Frédéric Robert and published in the Revue internationale de musique francaise (1986) . Germaine Tailleferre’s Malicious Men: The Harmful Effects of Tailleferre’s Father and Husbands…