Constance Keene

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Birthday
9, 1921
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 24, 2005 (84)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
9, 1921
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 24, 2005 (84)

About

Remembered for her masterful recordings of such legends as Rachmaninoff, Mendelssohn, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, and Carl Maria von Weber.

Before Fame

She was the winner of the 1943 Naumburg Piano Competition.

Trivia

She was a member of the Manhattan School of Music piano faculty as well as its Board of Trustees.

Family Life

She was married twice: first to Abram Chasins, with whom she had once studied, then to Milton Kean.

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She once replaced Vladimir Horowitz when he couldn't make a concert. According to her account, she was the only female pianist to have ever done this.

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