Ivan Moravec

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Date of Birth November 9, 1930
Place of Birth Czech Republic
Date of Death Jul 27, 2015 (84)
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Ivan Moravec was a Czech concert pianist whose performing and recording career spanned nearly half a century. He is considered one of the greatest interpreters of Chopin.

About Ivan Moravec

Concert musician whose interpretations of Czech composers were internationally acclaimed.

Before Fame

He enrolled in the Prague Conservatory when he was 20, followed by studies at the Prague Academy of Arts.

Achievement

He was fastidious about the condition of the pianos on which he played, often meeting with the venue's technician prior to a performance.

Family Life

His father would take him to the opera as a child and taught him to sight-read and sing the opera scores.

Associations

His 1965 recording of Frederic Chopin's Nocturnes was selected by The New York Times in 2010 as part of their celebration of the composer's bicentennial.

Information related to Ivan Moravec

  • Czech pianists
  • Czech classical pianists
  • Recipients of Medal of Merit (Czech Republic)
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