The pianist Artur Schnabel died at the age of 69. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Classical pianist who acquired the title, “the man who invented Beethoven,” for his interpretations of the legendary composer’s works.
He was married to Therese Behr Schnabel from 1905 until 1951, and they had two kids named Karl Ulrich Schnabel and Stefan Schnabel. His father, Isidor Schnabel, was a textile merchant.
When a piece gets difficult, make faces.
I am the only person here who is enjoying this, and I get the money; they pay and have to suffer.
The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes ah, that is where the art resides.
I don’t think I handle the notes much differently from other pianists. But the pauses between the notes – ah, there is where the artistry lies!!
I know two kinds of audiences only – one coughing, and one not coughing.