Alicia de Larrocha, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Alicia de Larrocha

Spanish pianist

Date of Birth: 23-May-1923

Place of Birth: Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Date of Death: 25-Sep-2009

Profession: composer, pianist

Nationality: Spain

Zodiac Sign: Gemini


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About Alicia de Larrocha

  • Alicia de Larrocha y de la Calle (23 May 1923 – 25 September 2009) was a Spanish pianist and composer.
  • She was considered one of the great piano legends of the 20th century.
  • Reuters called her "the greatest Spanish pianist in history", Time "one of the world's most outstanding pianists" and The Guardian "the leading Spanish pianist of her time".She won multiple Grammy Awards and a Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts.
  • She is credited with bringing greater popularity to the compositions of Isaac Albéniz and Enrique Granados.
  • In 1995, she became the first Spanish artist to win the UNESCO Prize.

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