Personalities | Walter Gieseking | Modern Era | Classical

German pianist

Born in France to German parents, Gieseking was particularly associated with the music of Debussy and Ravel. He studied in Hanover, where he performed a near-complete cycle of the Beethoven sonatas. His recitals in the 1920s included much contemporary music, and he was admired as an interpreter of Mozart and Beethoven.

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