Classical music, Musical Artist
1887 – 1961
Who was Paul Wittgenstein?
Paul Wittgenstein was an Austrian-born concert pianist who became known for commissioning new piano concerti for the left hand alone, following the amputation of his right arm during the First World War. He devised novel techniques, including pedal and hand-movement combinations, that allowed him to play chords previously regarded as impossible for a five-fingered pianist.
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- Nov 5, 1887
- Also known as
- Витгенштейн, Пауль
- United States of America
- Lived in
- Mar 3, 1961
on July 23, 2013
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