Byron Janis

(b. 1928)

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(b McKeesport, Penn., 1928).

Amer. pianist. Début Pittsburgh 1937. Recital début, NY 1948. Eur. début, Amsterdam 1952; toured USSR 1960 and 1962. In 1960s continued career despite arthritis in both hands. In 1967 in Fr., discovered autograph MSS of two Chopin waltzes, Op.70, No.1 and Op.18.

Subjects: Music.

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