August Stradal

Pianist

Birthday May 17, 1860

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace Czech Republic

DEATH DATE Mar 13, 1930 (69)

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About

Bohemian pianist who was known for his instrumental expertise and effective teaching techniques.

Before Fame

He studied with Anton Bruckner and arranged the composer's symphonies for solo piano.

Trivia

He was awarded the Czechoslovak State Award in 1928.

Family Life

His father was a lawyer. As a member of the town council, he was also involved in local politics.

Associated With

He was passionate about the work of Franz Liszt, and at one point, he was a student with the legendary composer.