Alicia de Larrocha

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Birthday
23, 1923
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Sep 25, 2009 (86)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
23, 1923
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Sep 25, 2009 (86)

About

Barcelona-born pianist who was called the greatest Spanish pianist in history by some critics.

Before Fame

Her first public performance occurred when she was five. It took place at the International Exposition in Barcelona.

Trivia

She won numerous awards, including several Grammy Awards, the Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts, and the UNESCO Prize.

Family Life

She was born into a family of pianists, with her parents both being accomplished pianists and members of her extended family being pianists.

Associated With

She was a master of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's compositions and became a fixture at the Mostly Mozart Festival of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York.