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Dean Kramer

Dean Kramer

Dean Kramer

*29 IV 1952 Filadelfia

Dean Kramer – 5th Prize winner, 9th International Frederic Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw (1975). Dean Kramer studied music at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and the University of Texas at Austin. His piano teachers were Joseph Schwarz and John Perry. He took masterclasses with Gina Bachauer and Artur Rubinstein in France.

In 1972, Mr. Kramer was awarded 1st Prize at the Washington Piano Competition. Three years later (1975), he won the 1st National Chopin Competition in Miami.

In October 1975, he came 5th at the Chopin Competition in Warsaw. He participated in two other international competitions in the US: the 1980 the Gina Bachauer in Provo (Utah) and the 1980 William Kapell in College Park (Maryland), but failed to place.

Mr. Kramer has developed his concert career, recording for radio and television.

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