Edward Kilenyi

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Birthday
7, 1910
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jan 6, 2000 (89)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
7, 1910
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jan 6, 2000 (89)

About

Classical pianist who was a respected and sought-after teacher.

Before Fame

He enrolled in the Franz Liszt Academy of Music where he studied with composer and pianist Ernst von Dohnányi.

Trivia

He accepted a position of professor of music at Florida State University in 1953.

Family Life

His father, violinist and composer Edward Kilenyi Sr., came to the United States in 1908 from Hungary and was a piano teacher and composer of film music.

Associated With

His father was George Gershwin's piano teacher for five years.