Prix de Rome

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Noun1.Prix de Rome - an annual prize awarded by the French government in a competition of painters and artists and sculptors and musicians and architects; the winner in each category receives support for a period of study in Rome
accolade, honor, laurels, honour, award - a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
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In 1906, halfway through a Prix de Rome scholarship, he again visited Paris (Fig.
DAUGHTER of a Russian princess, sister of one of the 20th-century's most formidable musicians, first-ever female winner of the Paris Conservatoire's prestigious Prix de Rome, and with Asteroid 1181 Lilith subsequently named in her honour.
In 1887 one of French composer Claude Debussy's assignments as a Prix de Rome scholar at the Villa Medici was to send back to the Fine Arts Academy in France an orchestral score so his benefactors could judge his professional progress.
He received the first Prix de Rome and the first Fulbright/Hays grant ever awarded to a photographer, two Guggenheim fellowships and three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.
He was accepted into the renowned Ecole des BeauxArts in 1844 where he worked fervently to win the prestigious Prix de Rome. Carpeaux finally won the prize for sculpture in 1854, then in 1856 moved to Rome, where he found inspiration in classical antiquities and the Italian masters, especially the works of Michelangelo.
Until January 26 Prix de Rome: Christian Friedrich, FaIke Pisano, Remco Torenbosch, and Ola Vasiljeva
Debussy won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1884, at just 22 years of age for his cantata L'Enfant prodigue (The Prodigal Child).
Debussy, at the age of 22 years, won the Grand Prix de Rome with his cantata L'Enfant prodigue (The Prodigal Child), the Independent reports.
His work was selected to represent Canada at the 2010 Venice Biennale for Architecture, and he has been recognized by the Prix de Rome in Architecture, VIDA 11.0, FEI DAD, two Governor General's Awards, and as a Katerva finalist.
In 1934 he was also awarded the coveted Grand prix de Rome for his oratorio Legende de Roukmani.