Wilhelm Backhaus

    Wilhelm Backhaus

    • Wilhelm Backhaus
    Wilhelm Backhaus

    Wilhelm Backhaus

    • Wilhelm Backhaus

    Wilhelm Backhaus

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    Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 In E Flat Major, Op. 73 "Emperor" / Piano Sonata No. 8 In C Minor, Op. 13 (Live)

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    Waldszenen, Op. 82: IX. AbschiedWilhelm Backhaus
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        Wilhelm Backhaus was born in Leipzig, Germany, on March 26, 1884. He made a concert debut there at the age of eight, and studied at the Leipzig Conservatory with Reckendorf. In 1899 he left Leipzig to study with Eugène d'Albert in Frankfurt am Main. He made a major debut tour in 1900 and quickly gained a fine reputation as a player and as a teacher. His American debut was on January 5, 1912, in New York, playing the Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 with Walter Damrosch and the Ne... Read more

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