Monday, October 26, 2009

Pablo Castellanos (1917-1981)

Mexican pianist, teacher, and music writer. His father was his first music teacher, and was a well known pianist. He also was a student of the National Conservatory in Mexico City, and later studied in Paris with Cortot from 1928-1931. He also studied with Edwin Fischer in Berlin from 1932-1937. He subsequently taught at the University of Mexico music history and piano from 1939-1965. He performed in Europe, USA, and Mexico with major orchestras, and chamber music groups.

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