Alexander Goldenweiser

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Birthday
10, 1875
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Nov 26, 1961 (86)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
10, 1875
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Nov 26, 1961 (86)

About

One of the founders of the Russia Piano School who contributed a great deal to the Russian style of teaching piano. He was named People's Artist of the USSR in 1946.

Before Fame

He was a pupil at the Moscow Conservatory where he was taught by Sergei Taneyev and Vassily Safonoff.

Trivia

His numerous recordings made him a world-famous pianist.

Family Life

His family moved to Moscow in 1883 where he began studying piano and composition in earnest.

Associated With

He was admired by Sergei Rachmaninoff, whose Second Suite, Op. 17, was dedicated to him.