Walter Gieseking


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(b Lyons, 1895; d London, 1956). Ger. pianist. Début 1912 followed by int. tours. London début 1923. NY 1926, Paris 1928. Salzburg Fest. 1939. Renowned for playing of Debussy and Ravel, but also for Beethoven and Brahms. Comp. pf. pieces and songs.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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