Gustav Leonhardt

Harpsichordist, Musical Artist

1928 – 2012

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Who was Gustav Leonhardt?

Gustav Leonhardt was a renowned Dutch keyboard player, conductor, musicologist, teacher and editor. He was a leading figure in the movement to perform music on period instruments. He professionally played many instruments, including the harpsichord, pipe organ, claviorganum, clavichord and fortepiano. He also conducted orchestras and choruses.

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Born
May 30, 1928
's-Graveland
Also known as
  • Leonhardt, Gustav
Nationality
  • Netherlands
Profession
Education
  • Schola Cantorum Basiliensis
Died
Jan 16, 2012
Amsterdam

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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