Julius Katchen

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Julius Katchen
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American classical pianist, born August 15, 1926 in Long Branch, New Jersey; died April 29, 1969 in Paris. debuted in 1936 with Mozart's K. 466; in 1947 he played the same concert, conducted by Eugene Ormandy (Mozart, KV 466). Had lessons with his grandparents and mother (Mr. and Mrs. Svet..) until he was 14.
1946: Graduated as a philosopher at the Haverford College. Had also studied English literature. Then went to Paris, represented his country at the first UNESCO festival where he performed the 5th piano concerto by Beethoven. A tour followed (Rome, Vienna, Naples, Paris, London, Salzburg). After that he settled in Paris.
1956: Married Arlette Patoux
Katchen's popularity increased in the period 1949-1969 and had a varied repertoire for Decca with piano music of Brahms.
In December 1968 he was part of a project by the Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus.
He died less than six months later as a consequence of cancer at only 42 years old.
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Julius Katchen Discography Tracks

Albums

Julius Katchen - Brahms Sonata No.3 in F Minor Opus 5 album art Julius Katchen Brahms Sonata No.3 in F Minor Opus 5 London Records 1949 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - Concerto No.3 In C Major For Piano And Orchestra / Concerto No.3 For Piano And Orchestra album art Julius Katchen With L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande Conducted By Ernest Ansermet, Prokofiev*, Bartók* Julius Katchen With L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande Conducted By Ernest Ansermet, Prokofiev*, Bartók* - Concerto No.3 In C Major For Piano And Orchestra / Concerto No.3 For Piano And Orchestra (Album) Decca, Decca UK 1954 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - Sinfonia Da Requiem, Opus 20 / Diversions For Piano (Left Hand) And Orchestra, Opus 21 album art Benjamin Britten - The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra* / Julius Katchen, The London Symphony Orchestra Benjamin Britten - The Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra* / Julius Katchen, The London Symphony Orchestra - Sinfonia Da Requiem, Opus 20 / Diversions For Piano (Left Hand) And Orchestra, Opus 21 (Album) London Records, London Records, London Records US 1954 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - Piano Concerto No. 2 In C Minor album art Rachmaninov* - Julius Katchen, The New Symphony Orchestra*, Anatole Fistoulari Rachmaninov* - Julius Katchen, The New Symphony Orchestra*, Anatole Fistoulari - Piano Concerto No. 2 In C Minor (Album) Decca UK 1955 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - Rhapsody In Blue / Concerto In F album art George Gershwin / Mantovani And His Orchestra, Julius Katchen George Gershwin / Mantovani And His Orchestra, Julius Katchen - Rhapsody In Blue / Concerto In F Decca US 1955 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - Sonata No 2 In B Flat Minor Op 35 'Funeral March' / Sonata No 3 In B Minor Op 58 album art Chopin*, Julius Katchen Chopin*, Julius Katchen - Sonata No 2 In B Flat Minor Op 35 'Funeral March' / Sonata No 3 In B Minor Op 58 Decca US 1955 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini / Variations On A Nursery Song album art Rachmaninov* / Ernst von Dohnányi - Julius Katchen, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult Rachmaninov* / Ernst von Dohnányi - Julius Katchen, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult - Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini / Variations On A Nursery Song (Album) Decca, Decca UK 1954 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - Pictures At An Exhibition album art Modest Mussorgsky, Julius Katchen Modest Mussorgsky, Julius Katchen - Pictures At An Exhibition Decca UK 1956 Sell This Version
RB.16047 Julius Katchen - Petrouchka / Firebird Suite album art Pierre Monteux, Paris Conservatoire Orchestra*, Stravinsky*, Julius Katchen Pierre Monteux, Paris Conservatoire Orchestra*, Stravinsky*, Julius Katchen - Petrouchka / Firebird Suite(LP, Album) RCA Red Seal RB.16047 UK 1957 Sell This Version
LL 1569 Julius Katchen - Violin Sonatas album art Johannes Brahms Performed By Ruggiero Ricci And Julius Katchen Johannes Brahms Performed By Ruggiero Ricci And Julius Katchen - Violin Sonatas(LP) London Records LL 1569 Canada 1957 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - Piano Concerto No. 3 album art Beethoven*, Katchen*, London Symphony Orchestra*, Gamba* Beethoven*, Katchen*, London Symphony Orchestra*, Gamba* - Piano Concerto No. 3 (Album) Decca, Decca UK 1959 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - Piano Concerto No. 2 album art Rachmaninov* - Katchen*, London Symphony*, Solti* Rachmaninov* - Katchen*, London Symphony*, Solti* - Piano Concerto No. 2 Decca, Decca UK 1959 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1 / Liszt - Hungarian Fantasia album art Tchaikovsky*, Liszt* - Julius Katchen With London Symphony Orchestra* Tchaikovsky*, Liszt* - Julius Katchen With London Symphony Orchestra* - Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1 / Liszt - Hungarian Fantasia (Album) Ace Of Clubs, Ace Of Clubs UK 1957 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - Piano Concertos Nos. 1 And 2 album art Liszt*, Katchen*, London Philharmonic Orchestra*Argenta* Liszt*, Katchen*, London Philharmonic Orchestra*Argenta* - Piano Concertos Nos. 1 And 2 Decca, Decca France 1958 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - Piano Concerto No.1 In D Minor, Opus 15 album art Brahms* - Katchen*, Orquesta Sinfónica De Londres*, Monteux* Brahms* - Katchen*, Orquesta Sinfónica De Londres*, Monteux* - Piano Concerto No.1 In D Minor, Opus 15 (Album) Decca Spain 1960 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini / Variations On A Nursery Tune album art Rachmaninov*, Dohnanyi* - Katchen*, London Philharmonic*, Boult* Rachmaninov*, Dohnanyi* - Katchen*, London Philharmonic*, Boult* - Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini / Variations On A Nursery Tune (Album) Decca, Decca UK 1960 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - Piano Concerto No. 2 album art Brahms* / Julius Katchen, János Ferencsik Conducting The London Symphony Orchestra Brahms* / Julius Katchen, János Ferencsik Conducting The London Symphony Orchestra - Piano Concerto No. 2 (Album) Decca, Decca UK 1960 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - Mozart Piano Concertos Nos. 13 & 20 album art Mozart*, Julius Katchen, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London, Peter Maag Mozart*, Julius Katchen, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London, Peter Maag - Mozart Piano Concertos Nos. 13 & 20 (Album) Ace Of Clubs, Ace Of Clubs 1959 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - Encores album art Julius Katchen Encores Decca, Decca UK 1961 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - Diabelli Variations album art Beethoven*, Julius Katchen Beethoven*, Julius Katchen - Diabelli Variations (Album) Decca, Decca UK 1961 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - Piano Concerto / Piano Concerto album art Grieg*, Schumann*, Katchen*, Kertesz*, Israel Philharmonic* Grieg*, Schumann*, Katchen*, Kertesz*, Israel Philharmonic* - Piano Concerto / Piano Concerto (Album) Decca, Decca UK 1962 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 4 album art Beethoven*, Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra*, Pierino Gamba Beethoven*, Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra*, Pierino Gamba - Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 4 Decca, Decca UK 1963 Sell This Version
SXL 6082 Julius Katchen - Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 4 album art Beethoven*, Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra*, Pierino Gamba Beethoven*, Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra*, Pierino Gamba - Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 4(LP) Decca SXL 6082 UK 1963 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - The Complete Piano Works Vol. 2 album art Brahms*, Julius Katchen Brahms*, Julius Katchen - The Complete Piano Works Vol. 2 (Album) Decca, Decca Spain 1964 Sell This Version
Julius Katchen - The Complete Piano Works Vol. 3 album art Brahms*, Julius Katchen Brahms*, Julius Katchen - The Complete Piano Works Vol. 3 (Album) Decca UK 1964 Sell This Version