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List of notable or famous pianists from Austria, with bios and photos, including the top pianists born in Austria and even some popular pianists who immigrated to Austria. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Austrian pianists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These pianists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known pianist from Austria is included when available.

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This historic pianists from Austria list can help answer the questions "Who are some Austrian pianists of note?" and "Who are the most famous pianists from Austria?" These prominent pianists of Austria may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Austrian pianists.

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Alfred Brendel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Pianists from Austria
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Alfred Brendel KBE is an Austrian pianist, poet and author. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest pianists of all time. ...more

Age: 86

Birthplace: Loučná nad Desnou, Czech Republic

Profession: Pianist, Music critic, Music pedagogue

Credits: Alfred Brendel Plays and Introduces Schubert: Vol. 2, Alfred Brendel Plays and Introduces Schubert: Vol. 3, Alfred Brendel Plays and Introduces Schubert: Vol. 5, Alfred Brendel Plays and Introduces Schubert: Vol. 1, Alfred Brendel: In Portrait, + more

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#65 on The Greatest Pianists of All Time

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Anton Eberl is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Pianists from Austria
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Anton Eberl was an Austrian composer, teacher and pianist of the Classical period. ...more

Age: Died at 42 (1765-1807)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Profession: Pianist, Composer

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Bruno Walter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Pianists from Austria
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Bruno Walter was a German-born conductor, pianist, and composer. Born in Berlin, he left Germany in 1933 to escape the Third Reich, settling finally in the United States in 1939. He worked closely with Gustav Mahler, whose music he helped establish in the repertory, held major positions with the ...more

Age: Died at 86 (1876-1962)

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Profession: Conductor, Pianist

Credits: Carnegie Hall, Bruno Walter: The Maestro, the Man

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Charlotte Eisler


Charlotte Eisler was an Austrian singer, pianist and music teacher associated with the Second Viennese School. Born Charlotte Demant in Ternopil, her family moved to Czernowitz where she attended school. Early in the First World War, they moved to Vienna. There Charlotte studied music. Her teachers ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1894-1970)

Birthplace: Ternopil, Ukraine

Profession: Pianist, Music Teacher, Singer