Peter Schmalfuss

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Birthday
13, 1937
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Oct 23, 2008 (71)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
13, 1937
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Oct 23, 2008 (71)

About

Classical musician who was admired in his day and became a reliable last-minute substitute when other performers would cancel concerts.

Before Fame

He started touring in 1960 during which he performed all of Beethoven's sonatas over consecutive evenings.

Trivia

He was a champion of Carl Maria von Weber's neglected chamber music.

Family Life

His family noticed his musical talent while he was still young, and he was already an advanced pianist by the time he was a teenager.

Associated With

He was a member of Warsaw's Frederic Chopin Society and once gave a concert at Chopin's birth house in ┼╗elazowa Wola.