Monthly Archives: July 2012

Artur Rubinstein

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Jan 28, 1887 – Dec 20, 1982 Born – Poland Artur RubinsteinArtur Rubinstein’s career as a concert pianist lasted for more than 80 years. Throughout his career he performed both as a soloist and chamber musician, most notably with “The

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Anton Rubinstein

Anton Rubinstein

November 28, 1830 – November 20, 1894 Born – Russia Nicknamed “Van II” (the heir to Beethoven) by Liszt, the “Michelangelo of Music” by Hans Von Bulow, and the “Hercules of the Piano” by Ludwig Rellstab, and the “Spiritual Father”

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Annie Fisher

Annie Fischer

July 5, 1914 – April 10, 1995 Born – Hungary, Budapest Annie Fischer was a child prodigy, making her debut at the age of 10. She studied piano at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest, with Ernst von Dohnanyi. At

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Alfred Cortot

Alfred Cortot

Sept 16, 1877 – June 15, 1962) Born – Nyon, Switzerland Renowned for his Romantic interpretations, particularly of Chopin, Cortot was hailed as one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century. Cortot studied at the Paris Conservatory with Emile

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