Claude Helffer


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(b Paris, 1922; d Paris, 2004). Fr. pianist. After war studied harmony and comp. with Leibowitz. Début Paris 1948. Specialist in 20th-cent. pf. mus., having given f.ps. of works by Amy. Salzburg Fest. 1989. Has recorded complete solo pf. music of Schoenberg, also works by Boulez and Barraqué.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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