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Daemon
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Dinu Lipatti (1917)

Lipatti was a Romanian pianist whose career was tragically cut short by Hodgkin's lymphoma at age 33. Despite a relatively short playing career and a small recorded legacy, Lipatti is considered among the finest pianists of the 20th century. He was much admired for his pianistic technique, and he is noted for his interpretations of Mozart, Bach, and Chopin. As a teen, Lipatti came in second in the Vienna International Piano Competition. How did his failure to take first place impact his future? More...
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A musical prodigy.
Marguerite
Posted: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 9:18:44 AM

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I would have loved to hear Dinu Lippatti play Chopin. Doesn't Chopin do something to you? There is something etheral about his music and dreamy. Death is tragic for everyone but when it is a genius the death is a loss to the world and not just to those he leaves behind.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0VhKERbhkE
Dinu Lipatti - Chopin Nocturne Op. 27, No.2 in D flat Major

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Yes.
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Thanks for the link Christine. Wow. his music is inspiring.
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