Justus Frantz is a German pianist, conductor, and television personality.
About Justus Frantz
Known for his many TV appearances and for his frequent performances with pianist Christoph Eschenbach.
He took up piano playing at the age of four and attended the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes where he was taught by famed pianist and composer Wilhelm Kempff.
He was the founder of the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival in 1986 and the Philharmonia of the Nations in 1995.
He fathered two sons, Christopher Tainton with pianist Carol Tainton and Justus Konstantin Frantz with Xenia Dubrowskaja.
He made his United States debut in 1975 playing with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra under close friend Leonard Bernstein.
Information related to Justus Frantz
- United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Goodwill Ambassadors
- Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg alumni
- Studienstiftung alumni
- German pianists
- German conductors (music)
- Commanders Crosses of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany