Personalities | Claudio Arrau | Contemporary | Classical

Chilean pianist

Arrau studied at Stern’s Conservatory in Berlin – where he taught 1924–40 – giving his first recital in 1914. He toured Europe in 1918, and gave concerts in Argentina and Chile in 1921. He made his London debut in 1922 and US in 1923. After founding a piano school in Santiago, he moved to New York. Arrau was especially admired for his performances of Beethoven.

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