Charles Lynch

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Birthday
22, 1906
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Sep 15, 1984 (77)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
22, 1906
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Sep 15, 1984 (77)

About

Highly regarded musician who premiered many 20th century works. He was once called Ireland's most imaginative pianist.

Before Fame

He earned a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music, London, when he was 15.

Trivia

He was a pacifist who sought refuge in Ireland during World War II. He made invaluable contributions to the country's musical landscape.

Family Life

His parents weren't directly involved with music. His father was a British army colonel. His mother was part of a successful business dynasty.

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He was the first in England to perform Sergei Rachmaninoff's Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor. He also received personal coaching on the piece from Rachmaninoff.

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