Nelson Freire

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Birthday
18, 1944
Birthplace
Brazil
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
18, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
Brazil

About

Began touring in 1959, playing with major orchestras and conductors in the U.S., Israel, Japan, Europe, and Central and South America.

Before Fame

He made his public debut at age four, playing Mozart's Sonata in A major, K. 331.

Trivia

He released a CD, Harmonies du Soir, in 2011 to celebrate the bicentenary of Franz Liszt's birth.

Family Life

His family noticed his talents early on, and he began studying piano when he was three, reproducing music his older sister would play.

Associated With

He was awarded the Edison Award for his album of 24 Frederic Chopin preludes.