Justus Frantz

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Birthday
18, 1944
Birthplace
Inowroclaw, Poland
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
18, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
Inowroclaw, Poland

About

Known for his many TV appearances and for his frequent performances with pianist Christoph Eschenbach.

Before Fame

He took up piano playing at the age of four and attended the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes where he was taught by famed pianist and composer Wilhelm Kempff.

Trivia

He was the founder of the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival in 1986 and the Philharmonia of the Nations in 1995.

Family Life

He fathered two sons, Christopher Tainton with pianist Carol Tainton and Justus Konstantin Frantz with Xenia Dubrowskaja.

Associated With

He made his United States debut in 1975 playing with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra under close friend Leonard Bernstein.