Solange Ancona

(born in Paris), composer. She studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris with Olivier Messiaen and Giacinto Scelsi. She resided at the Villa Medici between 1973 and 1975. After completing her studies, Ancona took a position teaching musical analysis and composition at the Conservatoire Régional deVersailles, where she remained for over thirty years. Noted students include French composer Francois Paris, cellist Florian Lauridon and French composer and pianist Benoît Delbecq.
Selected works: Slantze III, for soprano and orchestra (text by Dante); Thama, for solo cello (created by Florian Lauridon); Resonanz, for classical guitar 10-string (created by Sebastian Vaumoron); Aïvantcha, musical theater (text by Dante); Fidélité, inspired by a poem by Louis Valensi.
Recordings: Snaïa/Proslambanomenos/Anschlag/Sonate Pour Flutes Alto Et Harpes (LP) Point-Radiant 1971; La Journée De L'Existence (CD, Album).