Ania Dorfmann


Birthday July 9, 1899

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Russia

DEATH DATE Apr 21, 1984 (84)

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Pianist and teacher who contributed greatly to recording the works of Chopin, Liszt, Mendelssohn, among others.

Before Fame

Her first concert was given when she was 11.


Her skills were so admired that Arturo Toscanini hired her as his first female pianist.

Family Life

She was married to Russian businessman Vladimir Dorfmann. They had a daughter, Natacha Ullman, who would become writer Natacha Stewart.

Associated With

She helped Barbara Stanwyck train for the role of a concert pianist in The Other Love from 1947.