Borah Bergman

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Birthday
13, 1926
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Oct 18, 2012 (85)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
13, 1926
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Oct 18, 2012 (85)

About

Free jazz artist who began learning clarinet before switching to piano.

Before Fame

He really didn't seek public acclaim until the 1970s, preferring to develop his skills in private as he earned a living working as a schoolteacher.

Trivia

He was ambidextrous with both hands being independent of each other and of equal speeds. He preferred to call it ambi-ideation.

Family Life

His parents were Russian immigrants.

Associated With

His impressive approach to solo performance earned him comparisons to Art Tatum .