Gieseking, Walter

Gieseking, Walter

(väl`tər gē`zəkĭng), 1895–1956, German pianist, b. Lyons, France, grad. Hanover Municipal Conservatory, 1916. He began touring Europe in 1920 and made his American debut in 1926. A brilliant pianist with a wide repertoire, he especially excelled in performing the music of Debussy. In 1939 he returned to Germany, eventually being cleared of the charge of Nazi collaboration.
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LEIMER, Karl y GIESEKING, Walter; La Moderna Ejecucion Pianistica, Ediciones Ricordi Americana, Buenos Aires, 1977, 62 p.p.