Jorg Demus

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Birthday
2, 1928
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Apr 16, 2019 (90)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
2, 1928
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Apr 16, 2019 (90)

About

Known as a Lied accompanist and chamber music partner. He won the 1956 Feruccio Busoni International Piano Competition.

Before Fame

He became a student at the Vienna Academy of Music when he was 11, and he made his official debut at 14 in the Brahms-Saal for the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde.

Trivia

He was a performer with Boston's Peabody Mason Concert series in 1974.

Family Life

His family noticed his talents early on, and he began taking piano lesson when he was six.

Associated With

He was awarded the 1979 Mozart Medal of the Mozartgemeinde Wien, which was named after Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.