Norman Lebrecht on shifting sound worlds
Hat-tip to the great pianist, 85 next week and still going strong at the University of Tennessee.
photo: with his wife, Maria Cooper Janis.
Happy birthday to a great pianist. HIs students will learn a lot from him, If he is good at passing on his wisdom.
Happy Birthday to the last survivor of the 5 great American pianists:
Fleicher and Graffman had left hand problems
Cliburn dropped out and is no longer with us.
Kapell died in a plane crash.
Byron’s the only one left.
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Author, novelist, broadcaster, cultural commentator.
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