My young years

Front Cover
Knopf; [distributed by Random House], 1973 - Biography & Autobiography - 478 pages
0 Reviews
The personal recollections of the piano virtuoso provide a record of his life and creative development from his childhood days in Poland to the years of the First World War.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1973)

Polish-born pianist Artur Rubinstein was especially renowned for his interpretation of the music of his compatriot Frederic Chopin. He gave his first public concert at the age of 7 and went on to perform with Joseph Joachim, to study with Ignacy Paderewski, and to play Camille Saint-Saens's G-minor piano concerto for the composer himself. He performed the music of Spanish and Latin American composers with true understanding, and that of Beethoven, Mozart, Schumann, and Brahms with spirit and inspiration.

Bibliographic information