Alexis Weissenberg

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Birthday
26, 1929
Birthplace
Sofia, Bulgaria
Death Date
Jan 8, 2012 (82)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
26, 1929
Birthplace
Sofia, Bulgaria
Death Date
Jan 8, 2012 (82)

About

Pianist, recording artist, and music educator who did a film recording of Stravinsky's Three Movements from Petrushka.

Before Fame

He and his mother fled Bulgaria when it was occupied by Germany, and he worked on his musicianship in Palestine as well as at the Julliard School.

Trivia

He was a popular teacher for master classes internationally.

Family Life

He was born in Sofia and was raised by his mother.

Associated With

His first teacher was Pancho Vladigerov.