Clara Haskil’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

January 7, 1895

Death Date

December 7, 1960

Age of Death

65 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Brussels, Belgium



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.