Marcel Ciampi

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Birthday
29, 1891
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Sep 2, 1980 (89)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
29, 1891
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Sep 2, 1980 (89)

About

Musician and educator who had the longest tenure in the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris' history.

Before Fame

He was awarded first prize in pianoforte in 1909 after studying under Louis Diémer at the Paris Conservatoire.

Trivia

His concert career was legendary, as he appeared across the world with orchestras in Amsterdam, Athens, Brussels, London, Prague, Sofia, and Warsaw.

Family Life

His family was equally successful, having their own world-renowned careers.

Associated With

He heard celebrated British pianist Yaltah Menuhin play Robert Schumann's Kinderszenen when she was four, and he immediately brought her on as a student.