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Alfred Brendel [piano]
Arleen Augér [Soprano]
Ashkenazy’s father was a musician. At eight Ashkenazy was enrolled at the Central Music School in Moscow where he studied piano with Anaida Sumbatyan for the next ten years.
Dame Janet Baker [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]
Barbara Hendricks (Soprano Vocal)
Piano] Daniel [Conductor Barenboim
Idil Biret's gift for music was apparent from the age of three. She was trained at the Paris Conservatoire under the tutelage of Nadia Boulanger, graduating at the age of fifteen with three first prizes.
Jose Van Dam
David Oistrakh [Conductor]
Piero de Palma [Tenor Vocal]
Giuseppe Di Stefano
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Soprano vocals)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau [Conductor]
Mirella Freni [Soprano Vocals]
Nicolai Gedda [b.1925] is one of the greatest lyric tenors of the twentieth century and unquestionably the most versatile.
Glenn Gould [Piano]
Jeno [Conductor Jando / Piano]
José Carreras (Tenor Vocal)
Jussi Bjorling (Tenor vocals)
Klaus Mertens [Bass Vocal]
Felicity Lott [Soprano Vocal]
Christa Ludwig [Mezzo soprano]
Maria Callas (Soprano Vocals)
Martha Argerich [piano]
Yehudi Menuhin [Violin]
Gerald Moore [Piano]
As a child, Takako Nishizaki studied with her father, Shinji, the co-founder of the Suzuki Method and with Shinichi Suzuki himself.
Renata Tebaldi (Soprano vocals)
Richter’s father was a pianist and composer who had studied in Vienna and then taught at the Odessa Conservatory. He was German, and Richter’s mother was his pupil.
Peter Schreier was born in Gauernitz, where his father was a cantor and organist. At the age of eight he joined the Kreuzchor in Dresden.
Dame Joan Sutherland [Soprano vocals]
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa [Soprano Vocal]
Bryn (Baritone Terfel / Bass)
Thomas Hampson (Baritone Vocals)
Anne Sofie Von Otter
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