October 30, 2013

Samson François - Live

Samson François (1924-1970) is considered one of the most important French pianists of the 20th century. His musical education provided by Alfred Cortot, Yvonne Lefébure and Marguerite Long happily preserved his liberty and his unpredictability.

His unique sense of improvisation, which is the trademark of his recordings, blossomed even more in concerts. Those who had the chance to attend Samson François concerts recall a very special experience, where the pianist was running on the tightrope.

 

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