Aloys Kontarsky

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Birthday
14, 1931
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Aug 22, 2017 (86)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
14, 1931
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Aug 22, 2017 (86)

About

Half of German duo-pianist brothers Klavierduo Kontarsky. He and his brother Alfons popularized modern music for two pianists. 

Before Fame

He and his brother performed their first public concert in 1949, choosing Concerto for Two Pianos by Stravinsky as their debut piece.

Trivia

He performed with his brother until 1983 when he was paralyzed after suffering two strokes.

Family Life

He and his brother often used Bernhard, their younger brother, to perform three-piano pieces.

Associated With

He and his brother were also known for playing traditional pieces, such as Franz Schubert's "Fantasia in F minor." 

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