Jesus Maria Sanroma

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Birthday
7, 1902
Birthplace
Puerto Rico
Death Date
Oct 12, 1984 (81)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
7, 1902
Birthplace
Puerto Rico
Death Date
Oct 12, 1984 (81)

About

One of the most important figures in 20th-century piano. His artistic partnership with Arthur Fiedler was especially fruitful.

Before Fame

He was a student at the New England Conservatory of Music, graduating in 1920 and receiving the Mason and Hamlin Prize.

Trivia

He was named a Knight of the Order of Saint Sylvester by Pope Paul VI.

Family Life

His father had to flee Spain after publicly criticizing the Spanish plebiscite. He encouraged his son to take piano seriously.

Associated With

He was featured soloist for the first complete recording of Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin.