Top 20 Pianist celebrities in Australia
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Pianist celebrities [Updated May 11, 2021].
Eileen Joyce was born
on January 1, 1908
She played Rachmaninoff's 2nd Piano Concerto for Brief Encounter and The Seventh Veil, both films from 1945.
Salary 2020: $113,328
Piers Lane was born
on January 8, 1958
He was awarded Best Australian Pianist in 1977 when he appeared in the first Sydney International Piano Competition.
Chooka Parker was born
on March 21, 1994
In early 2015, he had a YouTube channel with nearly 8,000 subscribers, and he had an additional 8,000 fans on Twitter.
Noel Mewton-Wood was born
on November 20, 1922
He killed himself after a close friend, later said to be his lover, died, for which he blamed himself.
Sam Netterfield was born
on March 22, 1990
He has 10,000 total followers on Instagram.
John Carmichael was born
on October 5, 1930
in Melbourne, Australia.
His interest in Spanish folk idiom developed while he served as Music Director for the Spanish dance company Eduardo Y Navarra from 1958 until 1963.
Geoffrey Tozer was born
on November 5, 1954
He considered Melbourne pianist Noel Mewton-Wood
to be 'the most stimulating and intellectually powerful pianist Australia has ever produced' and arranged some of Mewton-Wood's music from 1944's Tawny Pipit for solo piano.
Geoffrey Douglas Madge was born
on October 3, 1941
He was the first pianist to give a complete performance of 32 Piano Pieces by Nikos Skalkottas.
Geoffrey Lancaster was born
on August 20, 1954
He became the first Australian to win a major international keyboard competition when he shot to the top of the 1986 23rd Festival of Flanders International Mozart Fortepiano Competition.
Fiona Joy Hawkins was born
on January 21, 1964
in Cessnock, Australia.
She is a respected painter, having had her works exhibited in venues like Butterflies Gallery in Pokolbin, Australia.
Bryce Rohde was born
on September 12, 1923
He founded the Australian Jazz Quartet/Quintet with two other Australians and one American after he moved to Canada.
Alan Kogosowski was born
on December 22, 1952
He almost lost his right hand after a car accident, but a Melbourne plastic surgeon salvaged it. He was able to fully use it once again 18 months later.
Phillip Wilcher was born
on March 16, 1958
His albums include Out of the Blowing Sands, Arabesque, and Etchings.
Jamie Terry was born
on April 18, 1987
In 2012, Pond embarked on their first US tour, appearing at events like South by Southwest.
Jamal Sabet was born
on May 13, 1991
In 2014 he left Hands Like Houses to pursue a career outside of the music business.
Freddy Crabs was born
on January 28, 1990
A song on their 2013 album Caress Your Soul is titled "Freddy Crabs."
Elliot Margin was born
on March 3, 1993
He compiled 10 of his favorite songs for FMS Magazine in 2016. Some of his selections include Chance the Rapper
's "All Night" and James Blake
's "Choose Me."
Ian Munro was born
on June 10, 1963
His teaching career included stints at the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music from 1995 until 1999, the University of New South Wales, and the Australian National Academy of Music.
Dennis Hennig was born
on February 28, 1951
Acclaimed musician known for his collaborations with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Charles-Valentin Alkan.
He taught at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
David Helfgott was born
on May 19, 1947
He spent 10 years in the Perth mental hospital, Graylands, after his first marriage fell apart.