Alfred Cortot, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Alfred Cortot

Franco-Swiss pianist and conductor

Date of Birth: 26-Sep-1877

Place of Birth: Nyon, Canton of Vaud, Switzerland

Date of Death: 15-Jun-1962

Profession: conductor, pianist, music pedagogue

Nationality: Switzerland

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Alfred Cortot

  • Alfred Denis Cortot (also Cort├┤t, French-European spelling) (pronounced [core-TOE]) (26 September 1877 ÔÇô 15 June 1962) was a Franco-Swiss pianist, conductor, and teacher who was one of the most renowned classical musicians of the 20th century.
  • He was especially valued for his poetic insight into Romantic piano works, particularly those of Chopin, Saint-Sa├źns and Schumann.

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