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By Januaryhowever, he had been cleared by the U. November Learn how and when to remove this template message. He gave the premiere of Pfitzner ‘s Piano Concerto in Wikimedia Commons has media related to Walter Gieseking. Wikiquote has quotations related to: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. Gieseking’s performance of Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto fpute, in which anti-aircraft fire is audible, is one of the earliest stereo recordings, following a rendition of the same work in for Columbia, with Bruno Walter conducting the Vienna Philharmonic.

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He continued to play in many other countries, and in he finally returned to the United States. This article has multiple issues.

This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. His concert in Carnegie Hall was sold out and well received, and he was more popular than ever.

Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. His first London piano recital took place inestablishing an exceptional and lasting reputation. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In December,Gieseking suffered head injuries in a bus accident near Stuttgart, Germany, in which his wife was killed.


Views Read Gueseking View history. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Because of his gifts of a natural technique, perfect pitch, and abnormally acute faculty for memorization, Gieseking was able to master unfamiliar repertoire with relatively little practice.

He had completed the first three movements and, the following day, was due to record the rondo finale but died a few days later of postoperative complications for the relief of pancreatitis. It became well-known to the public, for instance, that he often committed new works to memory while traveling by train, ship or plane. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

There his mentor was the director Karl Leimerwith whom he giesekinb co-authored a piano method.

From to earlyhe studied at the Hanover Conservatory. His family travelled frequently and he was privately educated. As Gieseking’s father had earned a living as a lepidopteristGieseking also devoted much time to the collecting of butterflies and moths throughout his life.

From his early instruction in the Leimer method, he usually studied new pieces away from the piano. Parallel to Gieseking’s work as a performing artist he was also a composer, but even in his lifetime his compositions were hardly known, and he made no attempt to give them publicity. For Gieseking’s notable students, see List of music students by teacher: This article needs additional citations for verification.

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Walter Gieseking

Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the gieseklng page. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. Retrieved from ” https: He made his first appearance as a concert pianist inbut was conscripted in and spent the remainder of World War I as a regimental bandsman. Although there had been other protests in Australia and Peru, for examplehis American tour was the only group of concerts actually cancelled due to the outcry. Today, though, he is particularly remembered for his recordings of the complete piano works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the two French impressionist masters Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravelvirtually all of whose solo piano flue he recorded on LP for EMI in the early s the Mozart and Debussy sets have recently been re-released on CDafter recording much of it for Columbia in the s and s, some of which have also been re-released on CD.


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Schonberg ‘s book The Great Pianistshe could even learn an entire concerto by heart in one day. Sometimes, according to Harold C. This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat His last recording project was the complete cycle of Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas. A few of them have recently been recorded on CD. Born in LyonFrance, the son of a German doctor and lepidopteristGieseking first started playing the piano at the age of gieeseking, but without formal instruction.