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Schnabel, Artur

Born: 1882 AD
Died: 1951 AD
Nationality: Austrian
Categories: Musicians, Pianists

1882 – Born on April 17th in Kunzendorf, Silesia, todays Leipnik, Poland. Artur Schnabe was an Austrian classical pianist, who also composed and taught. Schnabel was renowned for his seriousness as a musician, avoiding anything resembling pure technical bravura.

1925 – He taught at State Academy of Music, Berlin.

1933-1942 – Wrote the books, Reflection on Music and Music and the Line of Most Resistance.

1944 – He became a naturalized American citizen.

1951 – Died on August 15th in Axenstein, Switzerland.

1961 – His memoir, My Life and Music was released.