Edouard Risler was born in Baden-Baden, Germany on February
23, 1873. A student of Diémer's at the Paris Conservatoire, Risler won many
prizes while attending the school. Following graduation, Risler embarked on a
career as a performer and teacher. He toured extensively throughout Europe and
South America, specializing in Beethoven, Bach and Chopin. Risler was also an
advocate of contemporary French music. He died in Paris on July 22, 1929.
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