I was born in Paris to a family of artists. My parents were both musicians, and introduced me to the piano at age 5. My father, Jacques Boisgallais, won the 1971 Grand Prix de la Ville de Paris (1971), and my mother, Colette Bailly, a disciple of Max Deutsch (one of Schoenberg’s last pupils), devoted herself to composition. So I grew up in the great shadow of Pierre Henri.
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