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John Browning

John Browning, American pianist. Served with United States Army. Member Pi Kappa Lambda.


  • Browning, John was born on May 23, 1933 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of John and Esther (Green) Browning.

  • Education

    • Student, Occidental College. Doctor of Music (honorary), Occidental College, 1975. Student, Juilliard School Music.

      Doctor of Music (honorary), Ithaca College. Student, Lee Pattison, California. Student, Rosina Lhevinne, New York City.


    • Debut, Denver, 1943. New York City debut New York Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, 1956. Appearances with numerous orchestras, United States, Europe, Mexico, Russia, England.

      Recitalist. Pianist: for world premiere performance Samuel Barber's First Piano Concerto with Boston Symphony Orch. Pianist with Cleveland Orchestra on Department State tour to Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1965.

      Representative, American government World's Fair, Brussels, 1968, instructor master classes, Northwestern University, 1975-1980, Manhattan School Music, 1980-1986, Juilliard School, 1986–2003
    • recording artist.


    Served with United States Army. Member Pi Kappa Lambda.
    John Browning
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    Died January 26, 2003
    (aged 69)
    • 1975
      Occidental College