Clara Haskil’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

January 7, 1895

Death Date

Dec 7, 1960

Age of Death

65 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Brussels, Belgium

Profession

Pianist

The pianist Clara Haskil died at the age of 65. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Classical musician known for her chamber music and mastery of early Romantic-era composers. Her career was hindered by many physical maladies.

She studied at the Paris Conservatoire with Alfred Cortot, Lazare Levy, and Mme Giraud-Letarse. She was graduated with a Premier Pix in both piano and violin at the age of 15.

She not only battled scoliosis, but also stage fright and struggled through a prolonged period of poverty. She was finally noticed in 1949 after a Netherlands concert tour won her great acclaim.

She was born in Bucharest to a Sephardic Jewish family.

She was close friends with comedian Charlie Chaplin who called her one of three geniuses he had been privileged to meet.