David Wilde

(b. 1935)

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(b Stretford, Lancs., 1935).

Eng. pianist and conductor. BBC staff accompanist, Glasgow, 1959–62. Won Liszt–Bartók comp., Budapest 1961. Prof. of pf., RAM 1965–7, RMCM 1967–9. Prof. of pf. Hanover Mus. Acad. 1981–2000; Edinburgh Univ. from 2001. Recitals throughout Europe and USA. Liszt and Bartók specialist. Some comps, incl. The Cellist of Sarajevo (1992) and opera London under Siege (1998).

Subjects: Music.

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