Graham Johnson

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Birthday
10, 1950
Birthplace
Zimbabwe
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1950 (age 70)
Birthplace
Zimbabwe

About

Expert Lieder accompanist who also made several commercial recordings and traveled the world as an educator on the subject.

Before Fame

He studied at the Royal Academy of Music beginning in 1967.

Trivia

He was one of the founders of The Songmakers' Almanac whose express purpose was exploring obscure piano-accompanied vocal music.

Family Life

His father was a pianist and saxophonist. He and American baritone Brandon Velarde began a civil partnership in 2005.

Associated With

His most ambitious recording project was a 37-CD collection of Franz Schubert's complete Lieder.