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Alexis Weissenberg (July 26, 1929 – January 8, 2012) was a Bulgarian-born French pianist.

He was born in Sofia and had piano lessons from the age of three with Pancho Vladigerov. He gave his first public performance at the age of eight. After escaping to Palestine in 1945, where he studied with Leo Kestenberg, he went to the Juilliard School in 1946 to study with Olga Samaroff. He also consulted Artur Schnabel and Wanda Landowska. In 1947 he made his New… read more

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  • Avatar for Ntagfoo
    Good composer
  • Avatar for felik-palacios
    I love his Ravel!
  • Avatar for SabineWe
    Merveilleux pianiste, RIP 8 janvier 2012 :( L'article de Radio France avec des vidéos sélectionnées par l'INA : http://ur1.ca/7fr1q ☆
  • Avatar for Taxes
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERT39Mqrx90
  • Avatar for Chiaroscurist
    RIP!
  • Avatar for rompemonster
    lively rachmaninov preludes i must say... dig it!
  • Avatar for kolema
    I love how he plays Rachmaninov!
  • Avatar for CamusGod
    I like how he plays Rachmaninov
  • Avatar for DaltonMullins
    Instrumental Soundscapes...www.daltonmullins.com (Chill Music) buy CD's on www.cdbaby.com/all/daltonmullins
  • Avatar for chriswildman1
    Love his Goldberg tempo variations!

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