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Donald Manildi
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Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
University of Maryland
2511 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park, MD 20742-1630
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Moura Lympany

Photograph, Moura Lympany, pianistMoura Lympany

was born in Cornwall, England on August 18, 1916 and died in Menton, France on March 28, 2005. She commenced her piano studies at the Liege Conservatory, continued them with Tobias Matthay at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and finished them at the Vienna Hochschule. Her first concert took place when she was twelve years old and she later went on to tour several continents. Lympany began making recordings in 1940 for British Decca. She went on to record numerous works for HMV and Erato. Lympany was the first pianist to record the complete Rachmaninoff Preludes. For further details of her lengthy and distinguished career, see "Moura Lympany: Her Autobiography" (London: Peter Owen Publishers, 1991).