Louis Lortie

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Birthday
27, 1959
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
27, 1959 (age 60)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Internationally known, Berlin-based musician and soloist known for his mastery of Ravel, Chopin, and Beethoven.

Before Fame

He toured the People's Republic of China and Japan soon after his debut, which proved to be an historic occasion.

Trivia

His country honored him with an Officer of the Order of Canada title. He was also appointed Knight of the National Order of Quebec.

Family Life

His family noticed his talents while he was still young, and he debuted with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra when he was 13.

Associated With

He had a prolific recording career, including three CDs of Franz Liszt's complete works for piano and orchestra, the third of which was an Editor's Choice by Gramophone Magazine.