Gilbert Kalish

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Birthday
2, 1935
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
2, 1935 (age 83)
Birthplace
New York

About

Founded the innovative Contemporary Chamber Ensemble. He was known for his long collaborations with other artists.

Before Fame

He had a 30-year creative partnership with famed mezzo-soprano Jan DeGaetani.

Trivia

He served as pianist from 1969 until 1998 for the Boston Symphony Chamber Players.

Family Life

His family noticed his musical talents early on, and he became a pupil of Leonard Shure, Julius Hereford, and Isabelle Vengerova.

Associated With

He had a productive recording career, laying down tracks of such composers as Arnold Schoenberg and Joseph Haydn.