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Famous Pianists from Israel

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List of notable or famous pianists from Israel, with bios and photos, including the top pianists born in Israel and even some popular pianists who immigrated to Israel. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Israeli 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 Israel is included when available.

This list is made up of people like Daniel Barenboim and Natan Brand.

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

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  • Amir Katz, born 1973 in Ramat Gan, Israel, is a pianist who lives in Germany. He began piano lessons at the age of 11 and won his first national competitions in Israel four years later. He received scholarships to study in Europe, including at the International Piano Foundation at Lake Como, where he had lessons with Leon Fleisher, Karl Ulrich Schnabel and Murray Perahia. These led him to Munich, Germany, where he finished his studies with Elisso Wirssaladse and Michael Schäfer. Amir Katz has played all over the world, including at Alice Tully Hall New York, at the Théâtre du Châtelet Paris, at the Tonhalle Zurich, and in concert in Japan and China. Among the orchestras he has worked with...  more
    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Ramat Gan, Israel
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    Arie Vardi is a classical pianist, conductor and piano pedagogue. He is laureate of the Israel Prize in 2017....  more
    • Age: 84
    • Birthplace: Israel
  • Bart Berman (Hebrew: ברט ברמן‎; born December 29, 1938) is a Dutch-Israeli pianist and composer, best known as an interpreter of Franz Schubert and 20th-century music....  more
    • Age: 82
    • Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Boaz Sharabi (Hebrew: בעז שרעבי‎; born 28 May 1947) is an Israeli singer-songwriter, composer and lyricist, known for Israeli classics as Latet, Halevai, At Li Laila, Pamela, Lashir Itach, Kol Od, Mi Yada Shekach Yihiyeh, K'Shetavo (written for Ron Arad), Im At Adain Ohevet Oti and Etzli Hakol Beseder. Many of his songs are acoustic rock, andalusian chords, soul music and oud type songs, blended with Israeli folk, Judeo-Yemenite and Pop overtones. He has included the recitation of poems by Shalom Shabazi in his albums....  more
    • Age: 74
    • Birthplace: Tel Aviv, Israel