Sebastian Peschko

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Birthday
30, 1909
Birthplace
Berlin, Germany
Death Date
Sep 29, 1987 (77)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
30, 1909
Birthplace
Berlin, Germany
Death Date
Sep 29, 1987 (77)

About

Pianist who specialized in the performance of German lieder and accompanied many prominent, 20th-century classical singers, and has been featured in a lieder role on several famous recordings.

Before Fame

He attended the Hochschule für Musik (Berlin University of the Arts), where he studied with the renowned Swiss pianist, Edwin Fischer.

Trivia

He was the 1974 recipient of the German government's prestigious Federal Cross of Merit.

Family Life

He was born in Berlin, Germany, to an organist father. In his adulthood, Sebastian Peschko fathered one biological and one adopted son and three biological daughters.

Associated With

He and fellow pianist, Norman Shetler, both accompanied Hermann Prey and other well-known singers of the 20th century.