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Cyprien Katsaris

Cyprien Katsaris Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1951
Place of Birth Marseille, France
Age 70 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
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Cyprien Katsaris

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.

BornMay 5, 1951, Marseille, France
GenresClassical
Occupation(s)Pianist, Composer, Virtuoso, Teacher
InstrumentsPiano
Years active1966–present
LabelsPiano 21, Schott Music, Teldec, Telefunken, Sony Classical, EMI, Deutsche Grammophon, DECCA, BMG/RCA, Pavane Records.
WebsiteCyprien Katsaris's Official site

About Cyprien Katsaris

Known for the numerous recordings he made of rarer pieces, such as Das Lied von der Erde by Gustav Mahler.

Cyprien Katsaris before fame

He was a student at the Paris Conservatoire. He was awarded the First Prize in piano in 1969.

Achievement of Cyprien Katsaris

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.

Cyprien Katsaris family life

He was born in Marseilles, France, but grew up in Cameroon.

Associations of Cyprien Katsaris

He performed Franz Liszt 's Hungarian Fantasy at his first public concert in May 1966.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Cyprien Katsaris

  • 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.