Ignaz Friedman

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Birthday
13, 1882
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Jan 26, 1948 (65)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
13, 1882
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Jan 26, 1948 (65)

About

Child prodigy who became one of the foremost piano virtuosos of his time and was admired by critics and colleagues alike.

Before Fame

He made his debut in Vienna in 1904, during which he presented three piano concertos, an accomplishment few had equaled in their first professional performances.

Trivia

His memory was honored with the annual Ignaz Friedman Prize for composition bestowed by the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Family Life

He was the son of an itinerant Jewish musician.

Associated With

He was considered to be the undisputed master of Frederic Chopin's compositions.