Byron Janis (given birth to 1928) became perhaps one of the most excellent of his era of American pianists before his profession was cut brief by disease. At age 7 he was taken up to New York, learning to be a pupil of Adele Marcus, after that of Joseph and Rosina Lhévinne. In 1943 he produced his professional debut playing Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2 using the NBC Symphony Orchestra in NY, with Frank Dark performing. In 1944 he repeated exactly the same concerto in Pittsburgh with 13-year-old Lorin Maazel performing the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Vladimir Horowitz is at the target audience, and subsequently asked Janis to review with him. After that Janis embarked on an effective career like a concert pianist, including a 1948 tour to SOUTH USA, along with a 1952 tour of European countries. In 1960 Janis was selected as the 1st American artist to become delivered to the Soviet Union, starting a newly created Cultural Exchange between your USSR and america. The effect was an excellent Mercury Living Existence LP that’s an all-time traditional, pairing the Rachmaninov First and Prokofiev Third concertos. Aided by exemplary audio documenting, the Prokofiev specifically is still considered by many connoisseurs because the work’s finest documented interpretation. In 1995 the Compact disc edition received the Cannes Honor for Greatest Reissue. He interrupted his profession in the past due ’60s in the onset of a sickness, and briefly resumed it in 1972. Quickly nevertheless, his concert looks became more uncommon. In the mean time, in 1967 he previously found out the manuscripts of two previously unfamiliar Chopin waltzes in Paris, and in 1973, two variants of these, also in Chopin’s hands, in the Yale Library. This resulted in a 1978 French tv documentary, Frédéric Chopin: A Voyage with Byron Janis, where he detailed the down sides in identifying the authentic variations of Chopin’s music. In 1985 he was asked to perform in the White colored Home. On that event he publicly disclosed the type of the condition that experienced hampered him for pretty much twenty years: psoriatic arthritis influencing his wrists and hands. The disease had not avoided him from carrying on to try out piano well, nonetheless it often managed to get impossible to try out to his previous high standard. For the time being, he devoted a lot of his energy to teaching, composing, and humanitarian issues. He became Ambassador from the Arts for the Arthritis Basis, frequently playing in fund-raising concerts. He’s Chairman from the Global Discussion board Arts and Tradition Committee. He made up the musical theme for the Global Discussion board on Human Success in Oxford, Britain, held Apr, 1988. With lyrics by Sammy Cahn, it became the tune The One Globe. Janis’s music can be primarily within the Pop design, and carries a musical edition from the Hunchback of Notre Dame. In 1989 he constructed the rating for Turner Network Television’s 1989 main documentary on Gary Cooper. He’s for the faculty of Manhattan College of Music, and functions on the Panel and Music Advisory Committee for Pro Musicus, a global organization specialized in helping young performers.
|1||Has a son, Stefan Janis (born 1955) with ex-wife, June Dickson Wright.|
|2||Pianist and composer.|
|3||Son-in-law of Gary Cooper and Sandra Shaw.|
|Les vendredis d'Apostrophes||2015||TV Movie documentary performer: "Concerto pour piano no1"|
|The Secret Life of Uri Geller||2013||TV Movie documentary performer: "David's Star" / writer: "David's Star"|
|The Byron Janis Story||2010||TV Movie documentary music: - as Janis / music: "Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini", "Songs Without Words", "The Banjo", "Scenes from Childhood", "Sonata", "Impromptu in A-Flat, Op. 29", "Concerto #2 in C Minor, Op. 18", "Waltz in A-Flat, Op. 34", "Prelude #6 in E-Flat, Op. 23", "Toccata in C, Op. 11", "Piano Concerto #1 in B-Flat Minor", "Rhapsody in Blue", "Piano Concerto #1 in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 1", "Piano Concerto #3 in C", "Piano Concerto #3 in D-Minor", "Waltz in G-Flat, Op. 70", "Waltz Bril|
|Hannibal Rising||2007||performer: "Prelude in A Minor BWV 543"|
|Harmoniques||1998||TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode|
|The Ed Sullivan Show||1965||TV Series performer - 1 episode|
|Pro Musicis: The Spirit of Music||1992||TV Special documentary written & narrated by|
|Cooper and Hemingway: The True Gen||2013||Documentary original music|
|The Secret Life of Uri Geller||2013||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|The Byron Janis Story||2010||TV Movie documentary||Pianist / Music performed by|
|Pro Musicis: The Spirit of Music||1992||TV Special documentary||Pianist / Composer|
|The Ed Sullivan Show||1965||TV Series||Pianist|
|The Bell Telephone Hour||1962-1963||TV Series||Himself - Pianist / Himself|
|Harmoniques||1998||TV Series documentary||Himself|
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