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Walter Wilhelm Gieseking (Composer)

Born: 5th November 1895, Lyon, France

Died: 26th October 1956, London, UK

Nationality: German

Walter Wilhelm Gieseking was a French-born German pianist and composer. Gieseking was renowned for his subtle touch, pedaling, and dynamic control—particularly in the music of Debussy and Ravel; he made integral recordings of all their published works which were extant during his life. He also recorded most of the solo piano works by Mozart.

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