Byron Janis

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Byron Janis
Byron Janis 1962.JPG
Janis in 1962.
Born
Byron Yanks

(1928-03-24) March 24, 1928 (age 91)
EducationJuilliard School
OccupationAmerican classical pianist
Years active1960–2007
Spouse(s)
    • June Dickson Wright (-1965; divorced)
    • Maria Cooper (1966–present)
Children1
Websitewww.byronjanis.com

Byron Janis (born March 24, 1928) is an American classical pianist. He made several recordings for RCA Victor and Mercury Records, and occupies two volumes of the Philips series Great Pianists of the 20th Century.

His discography covers music inspired by Beethoven to David W. Guion and includes major piano concertos from Mozart to Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev.

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