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Klien, Walter (1928 - 1991), pianist

Rudolf Klein

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Graz, 27 Nov 1928; d Vienna, 10 Feb 1991). Austrian pianist. He studied the piano, composition and conducting in Frankfurt (1939–45), in Graz (1946–9), with Josef Dichler at the Vienna Music Academy (1950–53), and also with Michelangeli. He won prizes at the Bolzano Busoni Competition for pianists (1951 and 1952) and the Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud Competition in Paris (1954). He made his début in the USA in 1969.

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