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Geoffrey Parsons

(1929—1995) pianist and accompanist


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(b Sydney, NSW, 1929; d London, 1995). Australian pianist and accompanist. Toured Australia with Essie Ackland 1948 and with Peter Dawson 1949. Went to London 1950 as acc. to Dawson and settled there. World tours as acc. to leading singers, e.g. Janet Baker, Nicolai Gedda, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Hans Hotter, Jessye Norman, and Thomas Hampson. Salzburg Fest. début 1977. OBE 1977.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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