Quote by: Daniel Barenboim

It is always interesting and sometimes even important to have intimate knowledge of a composer's life, but it is not essential in order to understand the composer's works.


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  • NameDaniel Barenboim
  • DescriptionIsraeli Argentine-born pianist and conductor
  • BornNovember 15, 1942
  • CountryArgentina; Israel; Spain; Palestine
  • ProfessionPianist; Conductor
  • AwardsGrand Officer Of The Legion Of Honour; Knight Commander Of The Order Of The British Empire; Grand Order Of Merit With Star And Shoulder-Sash; Ernst Reuter Medal; Bruno Kreisky Award; Princess Of Asturias Award - Concord; Wolf Prize; Praemium Imperiale; Léonie Sonning Music Prize