Charles Rosen

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Birthday
5, 1927
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 9, 2012 (85)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
5, 1927
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 9, 2012 (85)

About

Highly regarded self-taught concert musician who wrote The Classical Style, an indispensable tome for musicians.

Before Fame

He was enrolled at Juilliard when he was six. He attended Princeton University when he was 17, studying French, mathematics, and philosophy.

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He became an author and a scholar after he turned 40 with his first column for New York Review of Books appearing in 1970.

Family Life

His mother Anita Gerber was an amateur pianist and actress, while his father Irwin was an architect.

Associated With

He recorded the works of many composers, including Igor Stravinsky's Movements for Piano and Orchestra.

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