Eileen Joyce

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Birthday
1, 1908
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Mar 25, 1991 (83)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1908
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Mar 25, 1991 (83)

About

Master musician who was once called the world's greatest unknown pianist and was praised for her interpretations of Bach and Mozart.

Before Fame

She was a student at the Leipzig Conservatorium from 1927 until 1929.

Trivia

She played Rachmaninoff's 2nd Piano Concerto for Brief Encounter and The Seventh Veil, both films from 1945.

Family Life

Her family was large, and she was born the fourth of seven children. Her parents, though impoverished, always supported her musical ambitions.

Associated With

Her incredible 1947 performance with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra earned comparisons to Clara Schumann, among others.