Biography of the classical pianist
Last Recital, Besancon, 16.IX.1950 by Dinu Lipatti
/Herbert Von Karajan / Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor/
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 2 in C major
An Ink-troduction by Soo Kian Hing. Dinu Lipatti was born in Bucharest, Romania, on 19 March 1917,
to wealthy and musical parents: his father had studied violin under Sarasate
and his mother was a pianist and piano teacher..
Dinu Lipatti (1917-1950) "Almost 40 years after his death
from leukaemia at the tragically early age of 33, the aura of saintliness
which surrounded Lipatti in life clings, undiminished, to his memory.
Together with Vladimir Horowitz, Maurizio Pollini, Emil Gilels, Sviatoslav Richter,
Arthur Rubinstein, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Alfred Cortot, Josef
Hofmann, Sergei Rachmaninov, Dinu Lipatti ...
Dinu Lipatti, the legendary Romanian pianist
(who died in 1950 at the tragically young age of 33) is heard here in one
of his most famous recordings: Chopin's 14 Waltzes..