Alexander Sverjensky

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Birthday
26, 1901
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Oct 3, 1971 (70)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
26, 1901
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Oct 3, 1971 (70)

About

Russian pianist who eventually settled in Australia where he impacted scores of future Australian and New Zealand pianists with his teaching.

Before Fame

He was a student at the Petrograd Conservatory and was a law student at Tomsk.

Trivia

He toured China, Japan, the Philippines, Australia, and New Zealand with soprano Lydia Lipkovska during the early 1920s.

Family Life

He had three wives: Mary Murdoch, Enith Clarke, and Isla Draper.

Associated With

He may have studied under Sergei Rachmaninoff, according to some historians.

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