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Ryszard Bakst

Ryszard Bakst, Polish concert pianist. Member Association Polish Musicians SPAM (chairman Warsaw branch 1966-1968), Frederic Chopin Society (Warsaw), Lower Silesian Music Society (honorary).

Background

  • Bakst, Ryszard was born on April 4, 1926 in Warsaw, Poland. Son of Abraham and Sophia Bakst.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, Moscow State Conservatory, 1947.

    Career

    • Concert pianist, worldwide. Recording artist, including records for radio archives various countries. Professor piano State High School of Music, Wroclaw, Poland, 1947-1950, State Advanced School of Music, Wroclaw, 1950-1953, Warsaw State Academy of Music, 1953-1968, Royal Manchester (England) College of Music (now Royal Northern College of Music), since 1969, Royal Academy of Music, London, since 1980.

      Conductor master classes: China, 1955, Warsaw, 1966, 67, 68, summer master classes Duszniki Chopin Festival, 1977-1980. Prize winner 4th International Chopin Competition, 1949. Decorated Order of Polonia Restituta.

    Membership

    Member Association Polish Musicians SPAM (chairman Warsaw branch 1966-1968), Frederic Chopin Society (Warsaw), Lower Silesian Music Society (honorary).

    Connections

    • Married Barbara, October 28, 1971. Children– Edward, Martha.
    • father: Abraham Bakst
    • mother: Sophia Bakst
    • spouse: Barbara
    • children: Edward Bakst
    • Martha Bakst
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    Born April 4, 1926
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