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 Claudio Arrau León

Claudio Arrau León

Birth
Chillan, Bío Bío, Chile
Death 9 Jun 1991 (aged 88)
Murzzuschlag, Bruck-Mürzzuschlag Bezirk, Styria (Steiermark), Austria
Burial Chillan, Bío Bío, Chile
Memorial ID 8937120 · View Source
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Musician. He is considered one of the most important pianists of the 20th Century. He offered his first concert at the age of 5. In 1991 he began his studies and a succesful career in Germany. He is considered a magnificent pianist of the works of Listz, Beethoven or Bhrams. In the long time of his life, he was awarded with the Hans Von Buelow Medal of Berlin Orchestra, La Legion d'Honneur in France, the Music Award of UNESCO, the Beethovenn Medal in New York and was named Doctor Honoris Causa for Oxford University. In Chile, he received in 1983 the National Award of Arts (Premio Nacional de Arte).

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 15 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8937120
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Claudio Arrau León (6 Feb 1903–9 Jun 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8937120, citing Cementerio Municipal de Chillán, Chillan, Bío Bío, Chile ; Maintained by Find A Grave .