Alfons Kontarsky

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Birthday
9, 1932
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
May 5, 2010 (77)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
9, 1932
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
May 5, 2010 (77)

About

Became famous with his brother Aloys as duo pianists. He premiered numerous contemporary works for two pianists as the Klavierduo Kontarsky.

Before Fame

He and his brother performed their first public concert in 1949, playing Concerto for Two Pianos by Stravinsky.

Trivia

He and his brother became instructors in 1962 at the Darmstadt International Summer Courses for New Music.

Family Life

His brother Bernhard would accompany them on performances requiring three pianos.

Associated With

He and his brother played Debussy's Petite Suite for 1990's Henry & June starring Uma Thurman.

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