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Birthday
29, 1932
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 17, 2012 (79)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
29, 1932
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 17, 2012 (79)

About

Became known for her mastery of Franz Liszt and Erik Satie, both of whom she recorded extensively.

Before Fame

She was a student at the Paris Conservatory where she was given first prize in piano when she was 18.

Trivia

She gave concerts around the world, earning the nickname the Ambassadress of the French piano.

Family Life

Her family recognized her musical talents, and by 15, she was working with famed conductor Ernest Ansermet.

Associated With

She also mastered and recorded the works of Chopin, Grieg, and Sergei Rachmaninoff.