Walter Wilhelm Gieseking (Composer)
Born: 5th November 1895, Lyon, France
Died: 26th October 1956, London, UK
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.