Grant Johannesen

#135976
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
30, 1921
Birthplace
Utah
Death Date
Mar 27, 2005 (83)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
30, 1921
Birthplace
Utah
Death Date
Mar 27, 2005 (83)

Popularity

About

Concert performer who was a master of French piano music and an expert on Gabriel Fauré's repertoire, recording his complete piano works.

Before Fame

His talents were discovered at age five by a teacher who was one of his family's neighbors. He was only 28 when he came in first at the Concours International.

Trivia

He was the Cleveland Institute of Music's director from 1974 until 1985.

Family Life

He married composer Helen Taylor in 1943, and following her death, cellist Zara Nelsova in 1963.

Associated With

He had many well-known teachers, including Roger Sessions.

Grant Johannesen Popularity