Isidor Philipp

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Birthday
2, 1863
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Feb 20, 1958 (94)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
2, 1863
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Feb 20, 1958 (94)

About

Heralded musician who had a reputation as a remarkable pedagogue. He consulted with and edited the works of many famous composers.

Before Fame

He was a star student at the Conservatoire de Paris, winning the 1883 First Prize in piano performance.

Trivia

He was a pallbearer at composer Charles-Valentin Alkan's 1888 funeral and edited the composer's works for a posthumous republication.

Family Life

His first marriage ended quickly in divorce.

Associated With

He and Claude Debussy were lifelong friends, meeting at the Conservatoire de Paris. He was an advocate and performer of the composer's works.