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Piano Genealogy

History of pianists and their teachers.

Complete list of pianists, pedagogues and composers included on Genealogical Trees:

A

• Adam Louis (1758 –1848) French
• Afanassiev Valery (1947) Russia
• Agosti Guido (1901 – 1989) Italian
• Aimard Pierre-Laurent (1957) France
• Alexeev Dmitri (1947) Russia
• Alkan Charles-Valentin (1813 – 1888) French
• Anda Géza (1921 – 1976) Hungary, Switzerland
• Angelich Nicholas (1970) US
• Argerich Martha (1941) Argentinean/US
• Arnon Baruch (1940) Yugoslavia/US
• Ashkenazy Vladimir Davidovich (1937) Russia
• Ax Emanuel (1949) Poland, US

B

• Bach Johann Sebastian (1685 – 1750) Germany
• Bachauer Gina (1913 – 1976) Greek
• Bakst Ryszard (1926 – 1999) Poland
• Barber Samuel Osborne (1910 – 1981) US
• Barere Simon (1896 –1951) Russia
• Barth Karl Heinrich (1847 – 1922) Germany
• Bartók Béla Viktor János (1881 –1945) Hungarian
• Bashkirov Dmitri (1931) Russian
• Berman Boris (1948) Russia, US
• Berman Lazar Naumovich (1930 –2005) Russia
• Bernstein Leonard (1918 –1990) America
• Béroff Michel (1950) French
• Biret İdil (1941) Turkey
• Biss Jonathan (1980) American
• Bizet Georges (1838 – 1875) Alexandre César Léopold Bizet France
• Blumenfeld Felix Mikhailovich (1863-1931) Russian
• Blumental Felicja (1908 – 1991) Polish
• Bochniakovitch (Boshniakovich) Oleg Dragomirovitch (1920 – 2006) Russia
• Boieldieu François-Adrien (1775 – 1834) France
• Bolet Jorge (1914 – 1990) Cuban/American
• Bowen York Edwin (1884 – 1961) UK
• Brailowsky Alexander (1896 – 1976) Ukraine, Russia, France
• Brendel Alfred (1931) Czechoslovakia, Austria
• Bronfman Yefim “Fima” Naumovich (1958) Russia/US
• Browning John (1933 – 2003) US
• Buchbinder Rudolf (1946) Austria
• Buczynski Walter Joseph (1933) Canada
• Bülow Baron Hans Guido von (1830 – 1894) Germany
• Bush Alan Dudley (1900 –1995) UK
• Busoni Ferruccio Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto (1866 –1924) Italy

C

• Calligaris Sergio (1941) Argentina/US/Italy
• Canin Martin (1930) US
• Carmichael John (1930) Australian/UK
• Carreño María Teresa García de Sena (1853 – 1917) Venezuela
• Casadesus Gaby (1901 – 1999) Frace
• Casadesus Robert (1899 – 1972) France
• Casella Alfredo (1883 – 1947) Italy
• Cherkassky Shura (1911 – 1995) Russia/America
• Chopin Frédéric François (1810 – 1849) Poland/France
• Chung Myung-whun (1953) Korea, US
• Ciampi Marcel Paul Maximin (1891 – 1980) France
• Ciani Dino (1941 – 1974) Italy
• Clementi Muzio (1752 –1832) Italy, UK
• Cliburn Harvey Lavan “Van”, Jr., (1934 –2013) US
• Cohen Harriet (1895 – 1967) UK
• Cohen Jeffrey US
• Collard Jean-Philippe (1948) France
• Cortot Alfred Denis (1877 – 1962) Swiss-French
• Couppey Félix Le (1811 – 1887) France
• Craxton Thomas Harold Hunt (1885 – 1971) UK
• Crossley Paul (1944) UK
• Curcio Maria (1918, 1919 – 2009) Italy
• Curzon Sir Clifford Michael (1907 – 1982) UK
• Cutner Solomon (1902 –1988) UK
• Czerny Carl (1791 – 1857) Austria of Czech origin
• Czerny-Stefańska Halina (1922 – 2001) Poland
• Cziffra Georges (originally Cziffra György)(1921 – 1994) Hungary/France

D

• d’Albert Eugène Francis Charles (1864 – 1932) Germany
• d’Arco Annie (1920 – 1998) Paris
• Davidovich Bella Mikhaylovna (1928) Russia, US
• de Bériot Charles-Wilfrid (1833 – 1914) France
• Debussy Claude-Achille (1862 – 1918) France
• Demidenko Nikolai Anatolievich (1955) Russia
• Descaves Lucette (1906 – 1993) French
• Dichter Misha (1945) China
• Diémer Louis-Joseph (1843 – 1919) French
• d’Indy Vincent (1851 – 1931) France
• Dohnányi Ernő (1877 – 1960) Hungary
• Domańska Joanna (1959) Poland
• Donohoe Peter (1953) UK
• Doyen Jean (1907 – 1982) France
• Drzewiecki Zbigniew (1890 – 1971) Poland
• Dubuque Alexandre, also Alexander and Dubuc (1812 –1898 /1897]) Russia
• Dupré Marcel (1886 – 1971) France
• Dušek František Xaver (German: Franz Xaver Duschek) (1731 – 1799) Czech
• Duvernoy Victor-Alphonse (1842 – 1907) France

E

• Egorov Youri Aleksandrovich (1954 – 1988) Russia
• Ekier Jan Stanisław (1913 – 2014) Poland
• Entremont Philippe (1934) France
• Epstein Daniel (1946) American
• Éric Heidsieck (1936) France
• Erkel Ferenc (1810 – 1893) Hungarian
• Etkin-Moszkowska Róża (1908 – 1945) Poland

F

• Faerman Mikhail (1955) Russian-Belgian
• Feder Donn-Alexandre (US)
• Feinberg Samuil/Samuel Yevgenyevich (1890-1962) Russia
• Février Jacques (1900 – 1979) France
• Field John (1782 – 1837) Irish, UK, Russia
• Firkušný Rudolf (1912 – 1994) Czech, US
• Fleisher Leon (1928) America
• Flier Yakov Vladimirovich (1912 – 1977) Fliere or Fliyer Russian
• Foster Sidney (1917 – 1977) USA
• Franck César-Auguste-Jean-Guillaume-Hubert (1822 – 1890) Belgium, Fance
• François Samson Pascal (1924 – 1970) France
• Frank Claude (1925 – 2014) Germany/France/US
• Frankl Peter (1935) Hungary, UK
• Fredriksen Brandt US
• Freire Nelson (1944) Brasil
• Freundlich Irwin (1908–1977) US
• Friedberg Carl Rudolf Hermann (1872 – 1955) was a Germany/Italy
• Friedheim Arthur (1859 – 1932) Russia
• Friedman Ignaz (1882 – 1948) Polish

G

• Gabrilowitsch Ossip (1878 – 1936) Russia/US
• Ganz Brian (1960) US
• Gavrilov Andrei Vladimirovich (1955) Russian
• Gianoli Reine (1915 -1979) France
• Gilels Emil Grigoryevich (1916 – 1985) Russia
• Gimpel Jakob (1906 – 1989) Polish
• Ginzburg Grigory Romanovich (1904 – 1961) Russia
• Godowsky Leopold (1870 – 1938) Russia, US
• Goedicke Alexander Fyodorovich (1877 – 1957) Rusia
• Goldenweiser Alexander Borisovich (1875 – 1961) Russia
• Goode Richard (1943) American
• Gornostayeva Vera (1929 – 2015) Russia
• Gorodnitzki Sascha (1904 – 1986) Russia/US
• Graf Enrique Uruguayan / American (1953)
• Graffman Gary (1928) American
• Grimaud Hélène (1969) France
• Grychtołówna Lidia (1928) Poland
• Gulda Friedrich (1930 – 2000) Austria
• Guseva Tamara Nikolayevna (1926) Russia
• Gutiérrez Horacio (1948) Cuban-American

H

• Haas Monique (1909 – 1987) France
• Hambourg Mark (1879 – 1960) Russia/UK
• Harasiewicz Adam (1932) Poland
• Hartmann Thomas Alexandrovich de (1885 – 1956) was a Russian
• Haskil Clara (1895 – 1960) Romania
• Haydn Franz Joseph (1732 – 1809) Austria
• Heidsieck Éric (1936) France
• Henriot-Schweitzer Nicole (1925 – 2001) France.
• Herz Henri (1803-1888) Austria, France
• Hess Dame Julia Myra (1890 – 1965) UK
• Hiller Johann Adam (1728 – 1804) Germany
• Hofmann Josef Casimir/Józef Kazimierz Hofmann (1876 –1957) Polish/American
• Homilius Gottfried August (1714 – 1785) Germany
• Horowitz Vladimir Samoylovich (1903 – 1989) Ukraine/Russia/US
• Horszowski Mieczysław (1892 – 1993) Poland, US
• Hough Stephen Andrew Gill (1961) British/Australia
• Hummel Johann Nepomuk (1778 – 1837) Austrian
• Hungerford Bruce (1922 – 1977) Australian

I

• Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941) Poland US
• Igumnov Konstantin Nicolayevich (1873-1948) Russian
• Istomin Eugene George (1925 – 2003) US

J

• Jabłoński Krzysztof 1965 ,Poland
• Janis Byron (1928) American
• Jasiński Andrzej (1936) Poland
• Jolles Henry (1902 – 1965) German
• Joseffy Rafael (1852 – 1915) Hungary
• Joseph Kalichstein (1946) Israeli/American
• Joyce Eileen Alannah (1908 – 1991) Australian/UK

K

• Kabalevsky Dmitry Borisovich (1904 –1987) Russian
• Kabos Ilona (1893 – 1973) Hungarian/British
• Kalichstein Joseph (1946) Israeli/American
• Kalish Gilbert (1935) American
• Kalkbrenner Friedrich Wilhelm Michael (1785 – 1849) Germany, France
• Kapell William (1922 – 1953) US
• Kaplinsky Yoheved “Veda” (1947) Israeli/US
• Kapustin Nikolai Girshevich (1937) (Ukraine)Russia
• Katin Peter Roy (1930 – 2015) UK
• Kempff Wilhelm Walter Friedrich (1895 – 1991) Germany
• Kenner Kevin (1963) American
• Kędra Władysław (1918 – 1968) Poland
• Klindworth Karl (1830 – 1916) Germany
• Kobrin Alexander (1980) Russian
• Koczalski Raul (Raoul Koczalski; pseudonim: Jerzy Armando lub Georg Armand) (1884 – 1948) Poland
• Kodály Zoltán (1882 – 1967) Hungarian
• Kon Bolesław (1906 – 1936) Poland
• Koroliov Evgeni Alexandrovich (1949) Russian
• Kovacevich Stephen (1940) US
• Kraus Lili (1903 –1986) Hungary
• Kullak Theodor (1818 – 1882) Germany
• Kutrzeba Stefan (1946) Poland

L

• Labèque sisters, Katia (1950) and Marielle (1952) France
• Landowska Wanda (1879 – 1959) Poland
• Lang Lang (1982) Chinese
• Lateiner Jacob (1928 –2010) Cuban-American
• Lefébure Yvonne (1898-1986) French
• Lefeld Jerzy (1898 – 1980) Poland
• Leschetizky, Theodor [ Leszetycki, Teodor] (1830- 1915) Poland/Austria
• Levitzki Mischa (Levitski) (1898 – 1941) Russia/US
• Lévy Lazare (Lazare-Lévy) (1882 – 1964) Brussels, France
• Lewenthal Raymond (1923 – 1988) American
• Lhévinne Rosina Bessie (1880-1976) Russia, US
• Lhévinne Josef (1874 –1944) Russia, US
• Licad Cecile (1961) Filipina
• Lima Arthur Moreira (1940) Brasil
• Lipatti Dinu (1917 – 1950) Romanian
• Lipkin Seymour 1927 US
• List Eugene (1918 – 1985) American
• Liszt, Franz [Ferenc] (1811 – 1886)
• Lobanov Vasily Pavlovich also Vassily Lobanov (1947) Russian
• Long Marguerite (1874 –1966) French
• Loriod Yvonne (1924 – 2010) France
• Lortie Louis (1959) France/Canada/Germany
• Lowenthal Jerome (1932) US
• Lubimov Alexei (1944) (Alexey Borisovich Lyubimov) Russian
• Luisada Jean-Marc (1958) Tunisia, France
• Lupu Radu (1945) Romania, US
• Lympany Dame Moura (1916 – 2005) English

M

• Malinin Yevgeny (1930 – 2001) Russia
• Małcużyński Witold (1914 – 1977) Poland
• Marcus Adele (1906 – 1995) American
• Marmontel Antoine-François (1816 – 1898) French
• Marmontel Antonin (1850 -1907) France
• Martin Julian US
• Mathias Georges Amédée Saint-Clair (1826 – 1910) French
• Matthay Tobias Augustus (1858 –1945) UK
• Matthews Denis (1919 – 1988) UK
• McDonald Robert US
• McVicar Corey Australia/US
• Medtner Nikolai Karlovich (1880/ 1879 – 1951) Russian
• Mendelssohn Bartholdy Jakob Ludwig Felix (1809 – 1847) Germany
• Menuhin Hephzibah (1920 – 1981) US/Australia
• Merlet Dominique (1938) France
• Merrick Frank (1886 – 1981) English
• Mewton-Wood Noel (1922 – 1953) Australia
• Michałowski Aleksander (1851 – 1938) Poland
• Mikowsky Solomon (Cuba, US, Poland) 1935
• Mikuli Karol/Karl (1819 – 1897) Poland
• Milkina Nina (1919-2006) UK
• Mogilevsky Evgeny (1945)(Ukraine) Russian
• Moiseiwitsch Benno (1890 – 1963) Ukraine/British
• Montgeroult Hélène de Nervo de (1764–1836) French
• Moon Yong Hi (Korea, US)
• Moscheles (Isaac) Ignaz (1794 – 1870) Bohemia, UK, Germany
• Mozart Johann Georg Leopold (1719 – 1787) Germany
• Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus (1756 – 1791) Austria
• Munz Mieczysław (1900 – 1976) Polish/American

N

• Nakamura Hiroko (1944) Japan
• Nasedkin Alexei (1942 – 2014) Russian
• Nat Yves (1890 – 1956) French
• Natochenny Lev (1950) Russia, US, Germany
• Naumov Lev Nikolayevich (1925-2005) Russian
• Neefe Christian Gottlob (1748-1798) German
• Neuhaus Heinrich Gustavovich (1888 –1964) (Ukraine), Russia
• Neuhaus Stanislav Genrikhovich (1927 –1980) Russia
• Nikolayev Leonid Vladimirovich (1878 – 1942) Russia
• Nikolayeva Tatyana Petrovna (1924 –1993) Russia
• Norton Eunice (1908 –2005) US

O

• Oborin Lev Nikolayevich (1907 –1974) Russian
• Ohlsson Garrick (1948) US
• Ojeda Santos (1917 – 2004) Cuba/American
• Osińska Ewa (1941) Poland
• Ousset Cécile (1936) France

P

• Pabst Paul Russ: Pavel (1854 – 1897) (Germany, Russia)
• Paderewski Ignacy Jan (1860 -1941) Poland, US
• Paleczny Piotr (1946) Poland
• Parker Jon Kimura, (1959) Canada/US
• Penneys Rebecca (1946) US
• Perahia Murray (1947) US
• Perelman Natan Jefimowitsch (1906 – 2002) Ukraine, Russia
• Perlemuter Vlado (1904 – 2002) Lithuania, France
• Petri Egon (1881 – 1962) Germany
• Petrov Nikolai Arnoldovich (1943 – 2011) Russian
• Petrushansky Boris (1949) Russia/Italy
• Philipp Isidor(e) Edmond (1863 – 1958) Hungary, French
• Planté Francis (1839 – 1934) French
• Pletnev Mikhail Vasilievich (1957) Russian
• Pollack Daniel (1935) American
• Pommier Jean-Bernard (1944) France
• Popowa-Zydroń Katarzyna (1948) Bulgaria/Poland
• Postnikova Viktoria Valentinovna (1944) Russian
• Pradher, Louis-Barthélémy (1782 – 1843), French
• Prentner Marie
• Prokofiev Sergei Sergeyevich (1891 – 1953) Russia

R

• Rachmaninow Siergiej Wasiljewicz (1873 – 1943) Russia/US
• Raekallio Matti (1954) Finnland, US, Germany.
• Reiner Frederick Martin “Fritz” (1888 – 1963) Hungary, US
• Richardson Alan (1904 – 1978) Scottish
• Richter Sviatoslav Teofilovich (1915 – 1997) Ukraine, Russia
• Risler Joseph-Édouard (1873 – 1929) Germany, France
• Rodriguez Santiago (1952) Cuban-American.
• Rogé Pascal (1951) French
• Rosen Charles Welles (1927 – 2012) American
• Rosenthal Moriz (1862 – 1946) Poland
• Rouvier Jacques (1947) French
• Rubinstein Anton Grigorevich (1829 – 1894) Russia
• Rubinstein Arthur (1887 – 1982) Poland
• Rubinstein Nikolai Grigoryevich (1835 – 1881) Russia
• Rudorff Ernst Friedrich Karl (1840 – 1916) Germany

S

• Safonov Vasily Ilyich (1852 –1918) Russian
• Saint-Saëns Charles-Camille (1835 –1921) France
• Salieri Antonio (1750 – 1825) Italy/Austria
• Samaroff Olga (1882 – 1948) US
• Samuel Harold (1879 –1937) English
• Sancan Pierre (1916 – 2008) French
• Sándor György (1912 – 2005) Hungary/US
• Saperton David (1889–1970) American
• Sauer Emil Georg Conrad von (1862 – 1942) Germany
• Scharrer Irene (1888 – 1971) UK
• Schein Ann Carlyss (1939) US
• Schellendorf Hans Bronsart von (1830 – 1913) Germany
• Scherbakov Konstantin (1963) Russian
• Schmitz Elie Robert (1889 – 1949) Franco/American
• Schnabel Artur (1882 – 1951) Austria
• Schub Andre-Michel (1952) France/US
• Schumacher Thomas (1937) US
• Scriabin (Skriabin) Alexander Nikolayevich (1872/1871] – 1915) Russian
• Sebők György (1922 – 1999) Hungary/ US
• Seidlhofer Bruno (1905-1982) Austria taught:
• Serebryakov Pavel Alexeyevich (1909 – 1977) Russian
• Serkin Peter Adolf (1947) American
• Serkin Rudolf (1903 – 1991) Bohemia, US
• Shchedrin Rodion Konstantinovich (1932) Russia
• Sherman Russell (1930) American
• Shostakovich Dmitri Dmitriyevich (1906 – 1975) Russia
• Shure Leonard (1910- 1995) American
• Siloti Alexander Ilyich (also Ziloti 1863–1945) Ukraine, Russia, US
• Simon Abbey (1922) American
• Slenczynska Ruth (1925) American
• Slobodyanik Alexander (1941 – 2008) Ukraine, Russia
• Smendzianka Regina (1924 – 2011) Poland
• Smit Leo (1921 – 1999) American
• Sofronitsky Vladimir Vladimirovich (Sofronitzky) (1901 – 1961) Russia
• Sokoloff Eleanor (1914) America
• Solzhenitsyn Ignat Aleksandrovich (1972) Russia-America
• Stamaty Camille-Marie (1811 – 1870) Italy, France
• Sterczyński Jerzy (1957) Poland
• Sterndale Bennett Sir William (1816 – 1875) UK
• Steuermann Eduard (1892 – 1964) Austria/America
• Stojowski Zygmunt/Sigismond Denis Antoni Jordan de (1870 – 1946) Poland
• Swann Jeffrey (1951) US
• Szafranek Karol (1904 – 1997) Poland
• Szpilman Władysław, (1911 – 2000) Poland
• Szpinalski (Leopold) Stanisław (1901 – 1957) Poland
• Sztompka Henryk (1901 – 1964) Poland
• Śliwiński Zbigniew ( 1924 – 2003) Poland

T

• Tagliaferro Magdalena Maria Yvonne (1893 –1986) Brasil, France
• Tarnowsky Sergei Vladimirovich (1883- 1976) Russian
• Tausig Carl (or Karl) (1841 – 1871) Poland
• Thalberg Sigismond (1812-1871) Germany, Austria, France
• Thibaudet Jean-Yves (1961) French
• Thomán István (1862 – 1940) Hungary
• Toradze Alexander (Lexo) (1952) Georgia, US
• True Nelita US
• Ts’ong Fou or Fu Cong (1934) Chinese
• Turczyński Józef (1884 – 1953) Poland
• Tureck Rosalyn (1914-2003) US

U

• Uchida Dame Mitsuko (1948) Japan/UK
• Uninsky Alexander (1910 – 1972) Ukraine, Russia, US

V

• Vengerova Isabelle (1877 –1956) Belarus, Russia, America
• Verednikov Anatoly, (1920-1993) Russia
• Verne Mathilde (1865 – 1936) England
• Viardo Vladimir (1949) Russian
• Villoing Alexander Iwanowitsch (1808 -1878) Russia
• Vincze-Kraus Ilona (1902-1998) Hungary, Israel
• Vinograde Peter, US 1949
• Virsaladze Eliso (1942)Georgia, Russia, Germany
• Vlassenko Lev Nikolaevich (1928 – 1996) Russia
• Volkmann Friedrich Robert (1815–1883) German
• Volodos Arcadi (1972) Russian.
• Voskresensky Mikhail (1935) Russian

W

• Wang Yuja (1987) China/US.
• Watts André (1946) Germany/US
• Webster Beveridge (1908- 1999) American.
• Weiner Leó (1885 – 1960) Hungarian
• Weir Nancy Mary (1915 – 2008) Australia
• Weissenberg Alexis (1929 – 2012) Bulgarian/French
• Wieck Clara Schumann (née Clara Josephine (1819 – 1896) Germany
• Wieck Johann Gottlob Friedrich (1785 – 1873) Germany
• Wild Earl (1915 – 2010) US
• Wolff Konrad (1907 – 1989) German
• Woodward Roger (1942) Australian

W

• Yablonskaya Oxana (1938) Russia, US
• Yesipova (Annette Essipova) Anna (1851 —1914) Russian
• Yudina Maria Veniaminovna (1899 –1970) Russia

Z

• Zak Yakov Izrailevich (1913 – 1976) Ukraine, Russia
• Zaremba Nikolai or Nicolaus Ivanovich von (1821 –1879) Russian
• Zecchi Carlo (1903 – 1984) Italian
• Zhang Hauchen (1990) China
• Zimerman Krystian (1956) Poland, Switzerland
• Zimmermann Pierre-Joseph-Guillaume, (1785 – 1853) /Pierre Zimmerman/Joseph Zimmermann, French
• Zverev Nikolai Sergeyevich ( 1832 – 1893) Russia
• Żurawlew Jerzy (1886 – 1980) Poland
• Żywny Wojciech (Adalbert)(1756 – 1842) Poland