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Wilhelm Backhaus (March 26, 1884 – July 5, 1969) was a German pianist and pedagogue.

Wilhelm Backhaus (March 26, 1884 – July 5, 1969) was a German pianist and pedagogue. He was particularly well known for his interpretations of Beethoven and romantic music such as that by Brahms. He was also much admired as a chamber musician. He was an enthusiastic user of Bechstein pianos.

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    Wilhelm Backhaus

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    Recorded 'live' in the Beethovenhalle in 1959! Well known for his interpretations and recordings of Beethoven, Mozart and Brahms, Wilhelm...
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    Wilhelm Backhaus

    £ 9.99

    Recorded 'live' in the Beethovenhalle in 1959! Well known for his interpretations and recordings of Beethoven, Mozart and Brahms, Wilhelm Backhaus was much admired as a chamber musician. This 1959 concert gives us the rare opportunity to hear Backhaus ‘live’ in the Beethovenhalle in Bonn in a typical programme of Schubert and Beethoven including the mighty Hammerklavier. According to the pianist and Beethoven specialist Stephen Kovacevich, Backhaus was the only pianist to have understood the work. More details

 

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