She won gold medals in the shot put and discus throw (despite having picked up a discus for the first time just a few weeks before the event)
She retired from sports in 1950 after having won two bronze medals at that year’s European Championships, and continued to pursue a career in music. Her athletic prowess damaged her reputation as a concert pianist, however, and she even avoided playing anything composed by Franz Liszt for six years because she considered him too “sportif”.
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“She emerged from retirement in the 1990s to make a series of appearances in France and Switzerland - some solo recitals, a few orchestral and chamber concerts, and a notable series of two-piano programmes with François-René Duchable.”