Bruno Leonardo Gelber

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Birthday
19, 1941
Birthplace
Argentina
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
19, 1941 (age 77)
Birthplace
Argentina

About

Known for his mastery of Classical and Romantic-era composers. His youthful understanding of the piano was uncanny.

Before Fame

He played publicly beginning at age five, but was sidelined at age seven for a year with poliomyelitis. He still managed to make his formal recital debut at age eight.

Trivia

He relocated to Paris when he was 19 to study with Marguerite Long. He came in third at the Long-Thibaud Competition the next year.

Family Life

He was born into a musical family: his father played the violin and his mother was a talented pianist.

Associated With

He performed Robert Schumann's famed Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54, when he was 15.