Philippe Entremont

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Birthday
7, 1934
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
7, 1934 (age 85)
Birthplace
France

About

Classical musician and conductor known for his masterful recordings of Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and Saint-Saëns.

Before Fame

He began winning awards at a young age, including prizes for sight-reading when he was 12, chamber music when he was 14, and piano when he was 15.

Trivia

He came to be seen as a modernistic, edgy figure on the European piano scene, working with Eugene Ormandy and other prestigious musical figures and institutions.

Family Life

His family was musical: his mother was a Grand Prix pianist, while his father conducted opera. His mother was, of course, his first piano teacher.

Associated With

He studied at the Conservatoire de Paris and also with the world-famous Marguerite Long.