Karl Engel

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Date of Birth June 1, 1923
Place of Birth Switzerland
Date of Death Sep 2, 2006 (83)
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Karl Engel was a Swiss pianist.

About Karl Engel

Master of art song repertory, as well as an admired interpreter of Mozart, Beethoven, and Schumann.

Before Fame

He came in second at the 1952 Queen Elisabeth competition.


He was internationally known for his work as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician.

Family Life

He fathered Till Engel who would go on to become a pianist and also a professor at West Germany's Folkwang Hochschule.


He was taught by Alfred Cortot from 1947 until 1948 at Paris' École Normale de Musique.

Information related to Karl Engel

  • Swiss classical pianists
  • Prize-winners of the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition
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Latest information about Karl Engel updated on October 30, 2020.

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