Edouard Risler

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Birthday
23, 1873
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jul 22, 1929 (56)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
23, 1873
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jul 22, 1929 (56)

About

One of the most important French pianists of his era; he had a passion for both romantic German composers and contemporary works.

Before Fame

He was a student from 1883 until 1890 at the Conservatoire de Paris.

Trivia

He took "Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks" by Richard Strauss and created a piano transcription of it.

Family Life

His mother was German, and his father was Alsatian; he married amateur singer Émilie Girette.

Associated With

He performed many major cycles, including Johann Sebastian Bach's "The Well-Tempered Clavier."