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International Piano Archives at Maryland

Hours:

Walk-ins welcome,
10 am to 3 pm
Monday through Thursday

By appointment,
9 am to 5 pm
Monday through Friday

Contact:

Donald Manildi
IPAM Curator
 
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
University of Maryland
2511 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park, MD 20742-1630
(301) 405-9224
E-mail: godowsky@umd.edu


Claude Frank Collection

Picture of Claude Frank, pianistClaude Frank was born in Nurenberg, Germany. He came to the U.S. in 1941 and studied at Columbia University in New York City. Frank also studied privately for nearly ten years with Artur Schnabel. He debuted with Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic in 1959 and began a touring career that covered six continents. He also has had a succesful career as an instructor, teaching at the Yale School of Music and the University of Kansas, among others. He has performed in concert with his wife, the late pianist Lilian Kallir, and with his daughter, violinist Pamela Frank. His recordings have appeared on the RCA Victor, Music & Arts, and MusicMasters labels. Claude Frank died in New York on December 27, 2014, at age 89.

SERIES DESCRIPTION

IPAM'S Claude Frank collection consists of the master tapes of Frank's commercial recording of the complete Beethoven Sonatas.