Wilhelm Kempff plays Brahms Capriccio in G Minor, op 116/3 (1975)

Please subscribe to my channel. Wilhelm Kempff plays Brahms’s Capriccio in G Minor, op 116/3. The late Wilhelm Kempff is here at his house in Ammerland near Munich Wilhelm Kempff was a German pianist and composer. He studied in Berlin and Potsdam. He toured widely throughout contintental Europe and much of the rest of the world, but did not make his first London appearance until 1951, and did not play in New York until 1964. He gave his last public performance in Paris in 1981 and died in Positano, Italy at the age of 95. Considered one of the greatest pianists of 20th century, Wilhelm Kempff is celebrated today for his recordings of Robert Schumann, Johannes Brahms, Schubert, W.A. Mozart, J.S. Bach, Franz Liszt, Frédéric Chopin and particularly, of L.v. Beethoven. He recorded over a period of some sixty years. Kempff was among the first to record the complete sonatas of F. Schubert long before these works became popular. He also recorded two celebrated sets of the complete L
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