Anthony Newman

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Birthday
12, 1941
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
12, 1941 (age 77)
Birthplace
California

About

Skilled as an organist, a harpsichordist, pianist, fortepianist, pedal harpsichordist, and conductor.

Before Fame

He learned to read music before he learned to read words. He couldn't start taking organ lessons until his feet were long enough to reach the pedals, much to his disappointment.

Trivia

He collaborated with many musicians, including Itzhak Perlman, Leonard Bernstein, Kathleen Battle, and Eugenia Zukerman.

Family Life

His mother was an amateur pianist and professional dancer, while his father was a lawyer.

Associated With

He became enamored with the works of Johann Sebastian Bach after hearing the fifth Brandenburg Concerto when he was five.