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Alfred Brendel

(1931-), Concert pianist

Sitter in 6 portraits
Pianist, Alfred Brendel, was born in northern Moravia (present-day Czech Republic) and has lived in London since 1971. He studied briefly at the Graz Conservatory but is largely self-taught. The first artist to record Beethoven's complete works for solo piano, his repertoire includes Mozart, Schubert, Brahms and Liszt. He retired from the concert stage in 2008.

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Alfred Brendel, by Tony Bevan - NPG 6906

Alfred Brendel

by Tony Bevan
pencil, 2004
NPG 6906

Alfred Brendel, by Tony Bevan - NPG 6907

Alfred Brendel

by Tony Bevan
acrylic, 2004
NPG 6907

Alfred Brendel, by Tony Bevan - NPG 6720

Alfred Brendel

by Tony Bevan
acrylic on canvas, 2005
NPG 6720

Alfred Brendel, by John Swannell - NPG x134395

Alfred Brendel

by John Swannell
archival digital print, 1981
NPG x134395

Alfred Brendel, by Eamonn McCabe - NPG x125497

Alfred Brendel

by Eamonn McCabe
bromide fibre print, 29 July 2002
NPG x125497

Alfred Brendel, by Sam Barker - NPG x135916

Alfred Brendel

by Sam Barker
C-type colour print
NPG x135916


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