Rosalyn Tureck was born in Chicago,_Illinois, the third of three daughters of Russian Jewish immigrants Samuel Tureck (né Turk; Rosalyn’s father was of Turkish descent) and Monya (Lipson) Tureck. She was the granddaughter of a cantor from Kiev. The first of her teachers to recognize her special gifts for playing the music of Bach was the Javanese-born Dutch pianist Jan Chiapusso.
Her 1947 recording is said to have been an influence on Glenn Gould for his 1955 recording.
Born: 14 December 1913 (Chicago, Il)
Died: 17 July 2003 (New York, NY)
Roslyn Tureck at Wikipedia
Roslyn Tureck and Bach at Bibliolore
Roslyn Tureck at the Jewish Women’s Archive
1995 performance in St Petersburg.
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