Peter Serkin

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Peter Serkin
Born
Peter Adolf Serkin

(1947-07-24)July 24, 1947
DiedFebruary 1, 2020(2020-02-01) (aged 72)
EducationCurtis Institute of Music
Occupation
  • Classical pianist
  • Academic teacher
Organization
Spouse(s)Wendy Spinner (divorced 1979)
Regina Touhey (divorced 2018)
Children5
AwardsGrammy Award

Peter Adolf Serkin (July 24, 1947 – February 1, 2020) was an American classical pianist. He won the Grammy Award for Most Promising New Classical Recording Artist in 1966. He taught at the Curtis Institute of Music, the Juilliard School, Yale University, and Bard College.

Serkin died from pancreatic cancer at his home in Red Hook, New York, on February 1, 2020 at the age of 72.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Dobrin, Peter (February 1, 2020). "Peter Serkin, 72, famed pianist who studied at Curtis Institute of Music". The Philadephia Inquirer. Retrieved February 1, 2020.