Ernst Levy

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Birthday
18, 1895
Birthplace
Switzerland
Death Date
Apr 19, 1981 (85)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
18, 1895
Birthplace
Switzerland
Death Date
Apr 19, 1981 (85)

About

Described as an "unusual and powerful pianist" with "grandly conceived" interpretations of Beethoven's works.

Before Fame

He was taught by classical pianist Egon Petri and French composer Raoul Pugno.

Trivia

He came to the United States to teach. He held positions at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Chicago, and the New England Conservatory.

Family Life

He fathered future composer and cellist Frank Ezra Levy, who was born in 1930.

Associated With

He was said to have realized "the very essence of the Faustian" Franz Liszt by music expert David Dubal.