Arturo benedetti michelangeli (5 january 1920 – 12 june 1995) was an italian classical pianist this musician -related article is a stub you can help wikiquote by expanding it. Arturo benedetti michelangeli is within the scope of wikiproject classical music, which aims to improve, expand, copy edit, and maintain all articles related to classical music, that are not covered by other classical music related projects. Arturo benedetti michelangeli in 1960 arturo benedetti michelangeli ( italian: 5 january 1920 – 12 june 1995) was an italian classical pianist he is considered one of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century biography born in brescia , italy , he began music lessons at the age of three, initially with the violin , but quickly switched to the piano. One of the most enigmatic performers of the twentieth century, arturo benedetti michelangeli was also one of the most compelling and, paradoxically, one of the least-heard pianists of his generation.
June 13, 1995, page 00007 the new york times archives arturo benedetti michelangeli, an acclaimed pianist known for his reclusive behavior, died yesterday in lugano, switzerland. Much of the music in this collection dates from the baroque era, but considerations of authenticity of style do not really enter the equation for michelangeli was a pianist, and his understanding of the music is the crucial thing. If there is an italian school, it is represented by the puzzling and redoubtable figure of arturo benedetti michelangeli, the most important italian pianist after busoni (if busoni be considered italian) purely as a playing machine, michelangeli is a legend to his colleagues, who put him in the horowitz class as a super-virtuoso. The legendary italian pianist arturo benedetti michelangeli (1920 - 1995), playing at the height of his powers, performs some of debussy¡¦s most sensuous and arresting music for piano, in the famously rare 1962 rai television recording, newly restored and re-mastered for this release michelangeli.
Arturo benedetti michelangeli (1920 -1995) was an italian classical pianist he is considered among the most commanding and individualistic piano virtuosi of the 20th century, alongside names such as vladimir horowitz and sviatoslav richter. Arturo benedetti michelangeli (italian: [arˈtuːro beneˈdetti mikeˈlandʒeli] 5 january 1920 – 12 june 1995) was an italian classical pianist he is considered one of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century. Classical music home arturo benedetti michelangeli arturo benedetti michelangeli michelangeli began to study the violin at the age of three, taking lessons at the venturi musical institute in brescia at the age of four. Released to mark the 20th anniversary of arturo benedetti michelangeli’s death in 1995, this 14-cd collection gathers recordings made by the extraordinary italian pianist between 1939 and 1975 and includes previously unreleased material from 1972 (the three movements from schumann’s faschingsschwank aus wien. The italian pianist arturo benedetti michelangeli was a legend in his own lifetime - renowned for his beautifully polished sound, clarity of execution, strict fidelity to the composer and awareness of harmonic subtleties.
Arturo benedetti michelangeli the complete warner recordings warner classics 0825646154883 (14 discs) few, if any, pianist created such an aura of perfectionism, paired with a reclusive life where concert cancellations were more the norm than actual appearances than arturo benedetti michelangeli. Arturo benedetti michelangeli died at 75 (1920-1995) arturo benedetti michelangeli was an italian classical pianist he is widely considered one of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century he is widely considered one of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century. Arturo benedetti michelangeli (1920-1995) was an italian classical pianist he began music lessons at 3, initially with the violin, but quickly switched to the piano at 10 he entered the milan conservatory in 1938, at 18, he began his international career in the ysaÿe festival in brussels, where he was placed 7th but showed his impeccable technique.
Arturo benedetti michelangeli (january 5, 1920 – june 12, 1995) was an italian classical pianist he has been regarded as among the most commanding and individual piano virtuosos of the 20th century, among names such as vladimir horowitz and sviatoslav richter he is often considered the most important italian pianist after ferruccio busoni. Arturo benedetti michelangeli (1920–1995) was born in brescia, italy he began music lessons at the age of three and at ten he entered the milan conservatory in 1939, he won first prize in the geneva international piano competition, where he was acclaimed as ‘a new liszt’ by pianist alfred. Lugano, switzerland — arturo benedetti michelangeli, an acclaimed pianist known for demanding perfect conditions for his performances, died here monday he was 75 he was perhaps best known for his interpretation of romantic music, and was particularly noted for his recordings of debussy it has.
“recently i listened to a pianist on the radio who impressed me very much: sergio fiorentino, do you know him” – vladimir horowitz he is the only other pianist, said the legendary arturo benedetti michelangeli of sergio fiorentino (1927-1998. Arturo benedetti michelangeli was an italian classical pianist he is considered one of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century. Exclusive music reviews and news, created specifically for classical music listeners, from the serious collector to the inquisitive newcomer this is not a fancy, high-gloss “e-zine,” but rather a simple, straightforward newsletter-style section of our website designed for ease of reading and. Arturo benedetti michelangeli, 1920–1995, italian classical pianist and pedagogue, world war ii pilot, anti-fascist, mountain climber, champion-class skier, and auto enthusiast one of my 20 sources is baker’s biographical dictionary of musicians, by nicolas slonimsky, schimer, 1994.