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Colette Maze
Colette Maze
Birth: 16 June 1914
Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Age: 107 years, 93 days
Country: FranceFRA
Centenarian

Colette Maze (née Saulnier; born 16 June 1914) is a French centenarian who is one of the oldest recording pianists in the world.

Biography

Colette Maze was born in Paris, Ile-de-France, France on 16 June 1914. Her father was the manager of a fertilizer plant and Maze was educated at home until she was a teenager. She studied at the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris when she was 15. Her teachers were Alfred Cortot and Nadia Boulanger. Maze worked as a piano teacher. She has released a number of classical records, beginning in 1998. Her fourth was in 2017, and was dedicated to Claude Debussy. On 10 February 2021, at the age of 106 years, she announced a sixth album. She is the mother of film director Fabrice Maze (born 1949).

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