Barbara Hesse-Bukowska

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Birthday
8, 1930
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Dec 9, 2013 (83)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
8, 1930
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Dec 9, 2013 (83)

About

Polish pianist who successfully juggled a busy intercontinental performing career with a widely respected teaching career.

Before Fame

She won second prize at the 1949 International Chopin Piano Competition.

Trivia

She became a professor at the Fryderyk Chopin Music Academy in 1973.

Family Life

Her family was incredibly musical: her father played the violin and was a conductor; her mother was a pianist and pedagogue; and her grandfather tuned pianos.

Associated With

Her piano technique was refined while studying with Arthur Rubinstein.