John Contiguglia

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Birthday
13, 1937
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
13, 1937 (age 82)
Birthplace
New York

About

He and his identical twin Richard became a famed classical piano duo, with a focus on the Franz Schubert piano duets.

Before Fame

He and his brother both earned academic degrees from Yale University and made their debut at London's Wigmore Hall.

Trivia

He and Richard became known for premiering forgotten and obscure duo-piano repertoire, including works by Bartók, Liszt, and Max Bruch.

Family Life

His parents were Italian immigrants who had already had five children by the time he and his brother were born.

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He and Richard studied with Dame Myra Hess for four years. She requested that the duo work to make Schubert's piano duets better known.

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