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Born: 1964 - France

The French harpsichordist, Pierre Hantaï, became passionately attached to the music of Bach around the age of ten. Thanks to the influence of Gustav Leonhardt, he began to study the harpsichord, alone at first, then guided by the American teacher Arthur Haas. He gave his first concerts at an early age, alone or with his brothers Marc and Jérôme. He then spent two years studying in Amsterdam with Gustav Leonhardt, who subsequently invited him to perform under… read more

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  • Probably the best harpsichordist in the world atm!
  • A unique voice, a beautiful texture to the instruments, tremendous clarity, limpid style yet vigorous, ballsy. My favorite find on harpsichord in...ever.
  • this guy's damn good at his instrument.
  • Well, lets see if this thing works: The 2002 Goldberg Variations is certainly different form the earlier recording - much slower, more melancholic. Better? I think so, if that's the correct term to use.

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