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Isabelle Nef (Harpsichord, Piano)

Born: September 27, 1898 - Geneva, Switzeland
Died: January 2, 1976 - Bossy, near Geneva, Switzeland

The Swiss harpsichordist, pianist, and teacher; Isabelle (Lander) Nef, studied with Marie Panthes (piano) at the Geneva Conservatory, and with Isidor Philipp (piano), d'Indy (composition), and Wanda Landowska (harpsichord) in Paris.

Isabelle Nef made extensive concert tours of Europe, North and South America, South Africa, and Australia. In 1936 she was appointed the first professor of harpsichord at the Geneva Conservatory.

Source: Bakerís Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Classical Musicians (1997)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (June 2007)

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