Alexis Weissenberg

Top Songs

1
Pictures at an Exhibition: No. 10, The Great Gate of Kiev
2
Cantata "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben", BWV 147: No. 10, Chorale "Jesus bleibet meine Freude" (Chorus)
3
Piano Concerto No. 1, Op.23 (2004 Remastered Version): I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso
4
Kinderszenen, Op. 15: VII. Träumerei
5
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op.18 (2004 Remastered Version): II. Adagio sostenuto

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Biography

If one wanted to make a biographical feature film about a classical musician, the life of the Bulgarian-American-French pianist Alexis Weissenberg would furnish ideal subject material. Born in Sofia in 1929, Weissenberg was taught to play the piano by his mother. Several members of her family were Vienna Conservatory-trained musicians, and Weissenberg grew up in an environment where the sight-reading of chamber music was as common as watching television is for most children toda... Read more

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