Peter Nero

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Birthday
22, 1934
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
22, 1934 (age 85)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Versatile award-winning pianist and pops conductor whose first album in 1961 won him a Best New Artist Grammy.

Before Fame

He won a scholarship to The Juilliard School of Music where he earned the respect of his peers and teachers. He performed George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue the first time he appeared on national television.

Trivia

He not only scored Sunday in New York from 1963, but he appeared in it with stars Jane Fonda, Rod Taylor, and Cliff Robertson.

Family Life

His daughter, Beverly Nero, also became an acclaimed musician.

Associated With

His teacher and mentor at Juilliard, Constance Keene, said that Vladimir Horowitz was his biggest fan.