Garrick Ohlsson

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Birthday
3, 1948
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
3, 1948 (age 71)
Birthplace
New York

About

Known for his chamber music, huge repertoire, and mastery of composers like Chopin, Beethoven, Gershwin, and Schubert.

Before Fame

He studied with several well-known teachers, including Claudio Arrau, Olga Barabini, Tom Lishman, Sascha Gorodnitzki, Rosina Lhévinne, and Irma Wolpe.

Trivia

He, violinist Jorja Fleezanis, and cellist Michael Grebanier founded San Francisco's FOG Trio.

Family Life

His family recognized his talent and enrolled him at the Music Conservatory of Westchester when he was eight. He entered The Juilliard School at 13.

Associated With

He opened the 40th anniversary Mostly Mozart Festival in 2006, which was coincidentally the 250th anniversary of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's birth.