Jean-Pierre Marty

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Birthday
12, 1932
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
12, 1932 (age 85)
Birthplace
France

About

Musician whose concert career was shortened by severe muscular problems when he was only 20 after which he focused on conducting.

Before Fame

He succeeded the famed Nadia Boulanger as director of the American Conservatory in Fontainebleau.

Trivia

He wrote The Tempo Indications of Mozart, Twenty-Four Lessons with Chopin, and The Piano Method of Chopin, all books based in either Mozart or Chopin musical philosophy.

Family Life

His family recognized his talent early on, and he began his career as an accompanist to cellist Pierre Fournier when he was 13.

Associated With

His first teacher was Alfred Cortot.