Top 20 Pianist celebrities in Austria
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Pianist celebrities [Updated May 11, 2021].
Jorg Demus was born
on December 2, 1928
He was a performer with Boston's Peabody Mason Concert series in 1974.
Alfred Brendel was born
on January 5, 1931
He also liked to compose music, and at his first public recital, he mixed in his own compositions with the works of Bach, Brahms, and Liszt.
Paul Badura-Skoda was born
on October 6, 1927
He worked with some of music's most distinguished conductors, such as Wilhelm Furtwängler and Herbert von Karajan
Friedrich Gulda was born
on May 16, 1930
He founded the International Musikforum, a school for those wishing to study improvisation.
Ingrid Haebler was born
on June 20, 1929
She recorded all of Mozart's piano sonatas on the Denon label to great acclaim, even though concert pianist and piano teacher Joyce Hatto
fraudulently attempted to claim them as her own.
Ilse von Alpenheim was born
on February 11, 1927
She collaborated with many chamber musicians, including Max Rostal, Henryk Szeryng, and the Amadeus Quartet.
Henri Herz was born
on January 6, 1803
He established the legendary concert hall Salle des Concerts Herz on the rue de la Victoire in 1838.
Gerry Weil was born
on August 11, 1939
in Vienna, Austria.
Ernst Pauer was born
on December 21, 1826
He served on the National Training School for Music staff from 1859 until 1864.
Carl Czerny was born
on February 21, 1791
He also became a successful piano teacher, giving up to 12 lessons each day to Viennese nobility.
Karl Ulrich Schnabel was born
on August 6, 1909
He managed a Massachusetts electronic laboratory during World War II as part of his war efforts on behalf of the United States.
Anton Kuerti was born
on July 21, 1938
He became one of the most recorded artists of his day.
Otakar Hollmann was born
on January 29, 1894
He commissioned many works, including compositions by Josef Bohuslav Foerster, Václav Kaprál, and Jarmil Burghauser.