Conservatoires in time of war
Photograph of Roger Pénau
Enclosed with the letter of 20 January 1916 to the Franco-American Committee (Gazette des classes de composition du Conservatoire, No. 2, February 1916, Bibliothèque national de France, Department of Music, Rés Vm Dos 88 ), this photograph shows Roger Pénau, cigarette in hand, in army uniform. The number of his regiment, the 160th Regiment of Artillery, is embroidered on his collar.
To our benefactors
To my classmates Lili and Nadia Boulanger
with sincere thanks from