Albert Ferber

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Birthday
29, 1911
Birthplace
Switzerland
Death Date
Jan 11, 1987 (75)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
29, 1911
Birthplace
Switzerland
Death Date
Jan 11, 1987 (75)

About

Swiss classical pianist and teacher who was primarily a solo recitalist.

Before Fame

He mastered a breathtaking repertoire, including J.S. Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, and Franz Schubert.

Trivia

He debuted Lennox Berkeley's Six Preludes for Piano in July 1947 at Broadcasting House and Gerhard's Three Impromptus at the Wigmore Hall in May 1951.

Family Life

He was born in Lucerne, and his parents ensured that he had access to the finest teachers in Switzerland, Germany, and France, including Karl Leimer, Walter Gieseking, and Marguerite Long.

Associated With

He played for Sergei Rachmaninoff while studying in Switzerland.