Peter Katin

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Birthday
14, 1930
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 19, 2015 (84)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
14, 1930
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 19, 2015 (84)

About

Known for his superb technical prowess on the piano and for his mastery of Romantic and Impressionist music.

Before Fame

He was permitted entrance into the Royal Academy of Music when he was 12, four years earlier than the Academy normally allowed.

Trivia

He served as the inspiration for composer Bryan Kelly's composition Tango from 1961.

Family Life

His family noticed his musical abilities by the time he was four.

Associated With

His presentation of Sergei Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor at the Proms in 1953 was highly acclaimed.