Francesch, Homero, Uruguayan pianist; b. Montevideo, Dec. 6, 1947. He studied piano with Santiago Baranda Reyes, then took piano lessons in Munich with Maria Hindemith-Landes and Steurer. Following concerts in West Germany, he began an international career. He appeared as soloist with the Berlin Phil, London Sym., Vienna Sym., Orchestre National de France of Paris, and other leading orchs.
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