John Lill

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Birthday
17, 1944
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
17, 1944 (age 75)
Birthplace
England

About

Classical musician whose successful recording and performing career featured the works of Brahms, Rachmaninoff, and Beethoven.

Before Fame

He attended the Royal College of Music where he studied under German pianist and composer Wilhelm Kempff.

Trivia

His hands were slashed by muggers during a robbery attempt in 2000. His career resumed soon thereafter.

Family Life

His family recognized his talent early on, and his first piano recital occurred when he was nine.

Associated With

His 1963 London debut at the Royal Festival Hall was highly praised. He played Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5.