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 Yara (Bernette Epstein) Bernette

Yara (Bernette Epstein) Bernette

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 30 Mar 2002 (aged 82)
São Paulo, Brazil
Burial São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Plot Setor O, Quadra 336, Sepultura 0
Memorial ID 6717605 · View Source
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Yara Bernette (real name Bernette Epstein) was born in 1920 in Boston, USA; her family, of Russian immigrants, had a strong musical background. They moved soon to Brazil, where she acquired the citizenship. She started her piano lessons with her uncle, the famous Josef Kliass, who had studied with Liszt's pupil Martin Krause (who also taught Claudio Arrau and Edwin Fischer). In 1972 Mme. Bernette was unanimously chosen, among 130 candidates, as Piano Professor at the Hamburg Music and Performing Arts School; she remained there for 20 years and her students came from the most different countries like United States, England, Switzerland, Holland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Israel, Rumania and many Brazilians.

Cemiterio Israelita do Butanta
Sao Paulo - SP, Brazil


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  • Created by: Yuri Alexei
  • Added: 23 Aug 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6717605
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Yara (Bernette Epstein) Bernette (14 Mar 1920–30 Mar 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6717605, citing Cemitério Israelita do Butantã, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil ; Maintained by Yuri Alexei (contributor 46518691) .