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Wanda Landowska

Born: 5-Jul-1879
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: 16-Aug-1959
Location of death: Lakeville, CT
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Musician

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Harpsichord virtuoso

Father: Marjan Landowska (lawyer)
Mother: Ewa (linguist)
Husband: Henry Lew (m. 1900, d. 1918 automobile accident)

    University: Warsaw Conservatory
    Teacher: Harpsichord, Hochschule für Musik, Berlin
    Teacher: Harpsichord, Curtis Institute of Music

    French Legion of Honor 1925
    Grand Prix, Paris Exposition 1937
    Naturalized French Citizen

Author of books:
Bach et Ses Interprčtes (1906)
Musique Ancienne (1909, with Henry Lew)
Landowska on Music (1964)



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