Alexis Weissenberg


I don’t know much about Weissenberg, but Wikipedia says he took a decade off at the height of his career to study and teach. Like Horowitz and Gould (Gould took a permanent vacation, more or less). Classical pianists of this sort seem to me to be a breed apart. The pianist in Summit is based on my research into these guys.

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