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Rudolf Firkusny

Born: 11-Feb-1912
Birthplace: Napajedla, Moravia
Died: 19-Jul-1994
Location of death: Staatsburg, NY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated, Central Cemetery, Brno, Czechia

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Pianist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Czech-American piano prodigy

In early years, mentored by composer Leoš Janácek.

Father: Rudolf Firkusny (lawyer, d. 1915)
Mother: Karla Sindelarova
Wife: Tatiana Nevolova (m. 1960)

    University: Brno Conservatory
    University: Master School, Prague (1927-29)
    Teacher: Juilliard School of Music
    Teacher: Berkshire Music Centre, Tanglewood

    Naturalized US Citizen

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