Adrian Aeschbacher, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Adrian Aeschbacher

Swiss classical pianist

Date of Birth: 10-May-1912

Place of Birth: Langenthal, canton of Bern, Switzerland

Date of Death: 09-Nov-2002

Profession: pianist, university teacher, harpsichordist

Nationality: Switzerland

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Adrian Aeschbacher

  • Adrian Aeschbacher (10 May 1912 in Langenthal, Switzerland – 9 November 2002 in Zurich) was a Swiss classical pianist. His father was Carl Aeschbacher.
  • His youth was spent at Trogen where his father was professor of piano at the Conservatoire, and his father was his instructor from the age of four to sixteen.
  • His teachers were Emil Frey (at the Zürich Conservatory) and Volkmar Andreae.
  • He then continued his studies for two years intensively with Artur Schnabel in Berlin and began his performing career in 1934.
  • He became famous as an interpreter of Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms.
  • Aeschbacher also performed and left recordings of works by Othmar Schoeck, Arthur Honegger, Heinrich Sutermeister and Walter Lang.
  • He recorded for Decca among other labels. From 1965 until 1977 he taught at the Hochschule des Saarlandes fur Musik in Saarbrücken. Aeschbacher's notable students included Peter Schmalfuss.

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