Malcolm Frager

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Birthday
15, 1935
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Jun 20, 1991 (56)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
15, 1935
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Jun 20, 1991 (56)

About

Piano virtuoso and recording artist whose debut recording of Prokofiev and Haydn was nominated for a Grammy.

Before Fame

He debuted at Carnegie Hall in November 1960.

Trivia

He visited Poland in 1978 and persuaded librarians at the Jagiellonian Library to open up an archive of over 1,000 original manuscripts of compositions by luminaries such as Bach and Beethoven that had disappeared during World War II.

Family Life

He was born into a Jewish family, but later became a Christian Scientist.

Associated With

He was a student under Carl Friedberg from 1949 until the end of Friedberg's life in 1955.