Irene Scharrer

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Birthday
2, 1888
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 11, 1971 (82)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
2, 1888
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 11, 1971 (82)

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Classical musician who was known for her mastery of Romantic-era composers, especially of their smaller compositions.

Before Fame

She was a student at the Royal Academy of Music under famed teacher and musician Tobias Matthay.

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She was acclaimed for her refined technique and control, as well as her selflessness in performing pieces allowing the compositions to speak for themselves.

Family Life

She shared a great-great-grandfather with fellow pianist Harriet Cohen.

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Her last concert appearance was a performance of Mozart's Sonata for Two Pianos with frequent collaborator Myra Hess.

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