Siegel, Jeffrey, American pianist; b. Chicago, Nov. 18, 1942. He was a student of Ganz at the Chicago Musical Coll., and later of Rosina Lhévinne and Kabos at the Juilliard School in N.Y. (D.M.A., 1971). In 1958 he made his debut as a soloist with the Chicago Sym. Orch. In 1968 he captured the Silver Medal at the Queen Elisabeth of Belgium Competition in Brussels. In subsequent years, he appeared as a soloist with major American and European orchs., and also toured widely as a recitalist. His vast repertoire ranges from Mozart to Dutilleux.
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