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Kipnis, Igor

Born: 1930 AD
Died: 2002 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Pianists


1930 - Born on September 27th in Berlin, Germany. American-German born harpsichordist and fortepianist.

1938 - The family moved to the United States, where he took piano lessons with his maternal grandfather, Heniot Levy.

1952 - He studied with Thompson and Thurston Dart at Harvard University, receiving his B.A. degree.

1959 - Igor Kipnis made his concert debut as a harpsichordist in a New York radio broadcast.

1962 - His formal concert debut followed.

1964 - He taught at the Berkshire Music Center in Tanglewood.

1967 - Made his first European tour, and subsequently toured throughout the world.

1971-1975 - He served as an associate professor of fine arts and artist-in-residence at Fairfield University in Connecticut.

1981 - Made his debut as a fortepianist in Indianapolis.

2002 - Died on January 24th in Redding, Connecticut.


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