Josef Bulva

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Birthday
9, 1943
Birthplace
Czech Republic
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
9, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
Czech Republic

About

Brilliant musician whose career was thought over in 1996 when his left hand was permanently injured. He returned 13 years later to great acclaim.

Before Fame

He was graduated with honors from the Bratislava Music Academy. He was named an artist of the State soon after.

Trivia

He refused to go mainstream and wasn't free from controversy, but was lauded for his virtuosity, insight, and musicality, even being called the pianists' pianist.

Family Life

His family nurtured his talent while he was young, and he began taking piano lessons when he was nine at the Napajedla music school.

Associated With

He made his own arrangements of Richard Wagner's Overture to Tannhäuser and Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 by Franz Liszt.