Karl Engel

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Birthday
1, 1923
Birthplace
Switzerland
Death Date
Sep 2, 2006 (83)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
1, 1923
Birthplace
Switzerland
Death Date
Sep 2, 2006 (83)

About

Master of art song repertory, as well as an admired interpreter of Mozart, Beethoven, and Schumann.

Before Fame

He came in second at the 1952 Queen Elisabeth competition.

Trivia

He was internationally known for his work as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician.

Family Life

He fathered Till Engel who would go on to become a pianist and also a professor at West Germany's Folkwang Hochschule.

Associated With

He was taught by Alfred Cortot from 1947 until 1948 at Paris' École Normale de Musique.