Lebrecht Music & Arts Obituary Photos of Peter Katin 14 Movember 1930 22 March 2015
Peter Katin, British pianist, joined the Royal Academy of Music aged 12, He studied there under Harold Craxton. He made his debut at the London Wigmore Hall in December 1948. He went on to give concerts in England, Europe, Africa, the USA, and Japan. He went of to specialise in Romantic music and wrote many articles on piano technique and interpretation.
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Ros Chast has just won the 2014 award for Best Autobiography at the NBCC (National Book Critics Circle) ceremony in New York in her graphic novel Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant – published by Bloomsbury
See the link to other photos at the awards ceremony: http://www.authorpictures.co.uk/search?s=NBCC
Lebrecht Photographer: Miriam Berkley
What a great cover! Lebrecht photographer David Farrell’s portrait of Boulez and Barenboim is featured on the current issue of Staatsoper Das Magazin!
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Sir Terry Pratchett, English fantasy novelist and the UK’s best-selling author of the 1990s, has died aged 66, after suffering from early-onset Alzheimer’s disease.
Lebrecht photographers have captured various portraits of Pratchett during his career, including these wonderful shots where he is wearing his trademark black fedora hat.
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The Staatsoper im Schiller Theater recently selected a Lebrecht image to promote their Berg Fest and we have just received these wonderful photos of their striking poster on display in the Berlin underground and around the city. We love seeing our images in action!
Solaris Opera by Dai Fujikura, World Premiere tomorrow 5th March 2015, Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Paris, France.
Photos by Lebrecht Photographer – Marion Kalter
Luca Ronconi, the Italian actor, theatre director and opera director passed away on 21 February 2015.
8 March 1933 – 21 February 2015.
Photos by Lebrecht photographer Francesco Maria Colombo
John McCabe, English composer and pianist, 21 April 1939 -13 February 2015. He was a prolific composer from an early age but first became known as a pianist. He created works in many different forms, including symphonies, ballets, and solo works for the piano.
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Steve Strange, the Welsh New romantic pop singer, was best known as the lead singer and frontman of the 1980s pop group Visage. From the late 1970s he was also a prominent nightclub host and promoter.
28 May 1959 – 12 February 2015
Steve Strange (right) posing with friends showing off their punk rock fashion in 1976. British singer, born Steven John Harrington on 28 May 1959.
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