Famous Pianists from Austria

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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 on Wikipedia

Age: 88

Birthplace: Europe, Loučná nad Desnou, Czech Republic, Central Europe

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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 on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 42 (1765-1807)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

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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 Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Concertgebouw Orchestra, Salzburg Festival, Vienna State Opera, Bavarian State Opera, Staatsoper Unter den Linden and Deutsche Oper Berlin, among others, made recordings of historical and artistic significance, and is widely considered one of the great conductors of the 20th century. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 86 (1876-1962)

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

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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 included Anton Webern and Eduard Steuermann. As a student she met composers Arnold Schönberg and Hanns Eisler. She married Eisler in 1920, they separated in 1934. Artist Georg Eisler was their only child. Active in left-wing politics, Eisler was obliged to leave Vienna in 1934 for Bratislava. In 1936 she travelled to Moscow. Travelling back to Vienna in 1938, she learned in Prague of the invasion ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 76 (1894-1970)

Birthplace: Ternopil, Ukraine