Igor Kipnis


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(b Berlin, 1930; d Redding, Conn., 2002). Amer. harpsichordist and critic, son of Alexander Kipnis. Début NY 1959 (hpd.), Indianapolis 1981 (as fortepianist). Eur. tour 1967. Assoc. prof. of fine arts, Fairfield Univ., Conn., 1971–5, artist-in-residence 1975–7. Has taught at summer courses in Tanglewood and Indianapolis. Works written for him by Rochberg, Rorem, Kolb, R. R. Bennett, and McCabe.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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