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Bulgarian-Born Pianist Alexis Weissenberg Dies at 82

Posted January 9th, 2012 at 4:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Bulgarian-born French pianist Alexis Weissenberg, whose passion for music saved him and his mother from a World War II concentration camp, has died at the age of 82. Weissenberg died Sunday in Lugano, Switzerland, where his family had settled. He had suffered from Parkinson’s disease for years. Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov described Weissenberg as […]

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