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Bernard Peiffer

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: October 23, 1922 | Died: September 7, 1976    

Bernard Peiffer

Bernard Peiffer was born on October 23, 1922 in Epinal, in the Vosges district of northeastern France. Bernard’s father, formerly an army man, was a violinist and was devoted to chamber music. An uncle, Georges Peiffer, was a composer and church organist. Bernard began his music study at the age of nine; he studied piano and harmony privately with Pierre Maire (a student of Nadia Boulanger) and dazzled older students with his ability to play back extended sections of classical pieces by ear. He continued his studies through his teens at Ecole Normale de Paris, the Marseille Conservatory, and the Paris Conservatory, where he won the coveted and revered First Prize in Piano....
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  • Formidable...!

    Self Produced
    2006
  • La Vie En Rose

    Palmetto Records
    2001
  • Piano A La Mood

    Palmetto Records
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