Piotr Anderszewski

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Birthday
4, 1969
Birthplace
Poland
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
4, 1969 (age 50)
Birthplace
Poland

About

Musician who walked off the stage at the 1990 Leeds Piano Competition out of frustration over what he thought was a poor performance.

Before Fame

He was trained at the Lyon and Strasbourg conservatories, as well as Warsaw's Fryderyk Chopin University of Music and Los Angeles' University of Southern California Thornton School of Music.

Trivia

He signed an exclusive contract with Virgin Classics in 2000, which led to a prolific recording career.

Family Life

He collaborated with numerous chamber musicians, mainly violinists, including his sister Dorota Anderszewska who became the leader of the Orchestre National de Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon.

Associated With

He received the 2012 BBC Music Magazine Recording of the Year Award for his album of Robert Schumann's music.