Nelson Freire

Biography

Born in Brazil in 1944, Nelson Freire studied with Nixe Obino and Lucia Branco. He gave his first recital at the age of five and aged twelve, he won the International Rio de Janeiro Comptition. He left for Vienna to perfect his studies with Bruno Seidlhofer and in 1964 in Lisbon, he won the first prize of the International Vianna de Motta Competition and the Dinu Lipatti and Harriet Cohen gold medals in London.

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Martha Argerich, Nelson Freire, Renaud Capuçon play Bartók's sonatas
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Nelson Freire plays Bach, Beethoven and Debussy