Gelber, Bruno-Leonardo, esteemed Argentine pianist of Austrian and French-Italian descent; b. Buenos Aires, March 19, 1941. His parents were musicians and he took up the piano at a very early age; he was only 5 when he made his first public appearance, and at 6 became a pupil of Vincenzo Scaramuzza. When he was 7 he was stricken with poliomyelitis; while con-fined to his bed for a year, he continued to practice with his bed slid under the piano. At age 8, he made his formal recital debut; when he was 15 he attracted wide notice when he appeared as soloist in the Schumann Concerto under Lorin Maazel’s direction in Buenos Aires. In 1960 he was awarded a French government grant and pursued his training in Paris with Marguerite Long. In 1961 he won 3rd prize in the Long-Thibaud competition. In subsequent years he toured all over the world, appearing as a soloist with the great orchs. and as a recitalist in the major music centers. He has won deserved accolades for his compelling performances of the Classical and Romantic repertory.
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire
"Gelber, Bruno-Leonardo." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Encyclopedia.com. (January 23, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/gelber-bruno-leonardo
"Gelber, Bruno-Leonardo." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Retrieved January 23, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/gelber-bruno-leonardo
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.