Gunnar Johansen

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Birthday
21, 1906
Birthplace
Copenhagen, Denmark
Death Date
May 25, 1991 (85)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
21, 1906
Birthplace
Copenhagen, Denmark
Death Date
May 25, 1991 (85)

About

Aggressively promoted the compositions of Ferruccio Busoni. He founded the Leonardo Academy for the integration of art and science.

Before Fame

He toured Europe in the 1920s as a pianist before relocating to the United States in 1929.

Trivia

He recorded his first Improvised Sonata after reading The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci in 1953. He would eventually record 550 Improvised Sonatas by 1990.

Family Life

He married his wife Lorraine.

Associated With

He recorded a total of 51 LP records consisting of Franz Liszt's piano music.