Benno Moiseiwitsch

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Birthday
22, 1890
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Apr 9, 1963 (73)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
22, 1890
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Apr 9, 1963 (73)

About

Known for his mastery of late Romantic-era composers. His style was applauded for its elegance, freedom, and poetry.

Before Fame

He began studying at the Odessa Music Academy when he was seven.

Trivia

He was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1946 because of the many recitals he performed for servicemen and charities during World War II.

Family Life

His wife Daisy Kennedy was an Australian concert violinist. They had three children: Sandra, future set designer Tanya Moiseiwitsch, and Bruno.

Associated With

He was only nine when he was awarded the Anton Rubinstein Prize.

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