Cyprien Katsaris is a French-Cypriot virtuoso pianist, teacher and composer. Amongst his teachers were Monique de la Bruchollerie, a student of Emil von Sauer, who had been a pupil of Franz Liszt.
|Born||May 5, 1951, Marseille, France|
|Occupation(s)||Pianist, Composer, Virtuoso, Teacher|
|Labels||Piano 21, Schott Music, Teldec, Telefunken, Sony Classical, EMI, Deutsche Grammophon, DECCA, BMG/RCA, Pavane Records.|
|Website||Cyprien Katsaris's Official site|
Known for the numerous recordings he made of rarer pieces, such as Das Lied von der Erde by Gustav Mahler.
He was a student at the Paris Conservatoire. He was awarded the First Prize in piano in 1969.
He suffered a brain stroke while performing at a Berlin recital in October 2012. He credited his faith in the principles of Scientology for his rapid recovery.
He was born in Marseilles, France, but grew up in Cameroon.
He performed Franz Liszt 's Hungarian Fantasy at his first public concert in May 1966.
- Recipients of the Order of Merit (Cameroon)
- Commanders of the Order of Merit of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
- French classical pianists
- Chevaliers of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
Latest information about Cyprien Katsaris updated on May 10 2021.