Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Pianists, including Frédéric Chopin, Franz Liszt, Duke Ellington, Camille Saint-Saëns and Sergei Prokofiev.
Frédéric ChopinFrédéric Chopin

01 March 1810

17 October 1849

Żelazowa Wola

Polish

Pisces

Franz LisztFranz Liszt

22 October 1811

31 July 1886

Raiding, Hungary

German,Hungarian

Libra

Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington

29 April 1899

24 May 1974

Washington, D.C.

American

Taurus

Camille Saint-SaensCamille Saint-Saëns

09 October 1835

16 December 1921

Paris

French

Libra

Sergei ProkofievSergei Prokofiev

23 April 1891

05 March 1953

Krasne, Ukraine

Ukrainian

Taurus

Jimmy DuranteJimmy Durante

10 February 1893

29 January 1980

Brooklyn

American

Aquarius

Gabriel FauréGabriel Fauré

12 May 1845

04 November 1924

Pamiers, Ariège, Midi-Pyrénées, France

French

Taurus

Adolf von HenseltAdolf von Henselt

12 May 1814

10 October 1889

Schwabach

German

Taurus

Bela BartokBela Bartok

25 March 1881

26 September 1945

Sânnicolau Mare

Hungarian

Aries

Irving BerlinIrving Berlin

11 May 1888

22 September 1989

Tyumen

American

Taurus

Clara SchumannClara Schumann

13 September 1819

20 May 1896

Leipzig

Virgo

Alexander ScriabinAlexander Scriabin

06 January 1872

27 April 1915

Moscow

Capricorn

Jelly Roll MortonJelly Roll Morton

20 October 1890

10 July 1941

Gulfport

American

Libra

W. C. HandyW. C. Handy

16 November 1873

28 March 1958

Florence

American

Scorpio

Jules MassenetJules Massenet

12 May 1842

13 August 1912

Saint-Étienne

French

Taurus

Henry CowellHenry Cowell

11 March 1897

10 December 1965

Menlo Park

American

Pisces

Carl NielsenCarl Nielsen

09 June 1865

03 October 1931

Funen

Danish

Gemini

Anton RubinsteinAnton Rubinstein

28 November 1829

20 November 1894

Podolia

Sagittarius

Fanny MendelssohnFanny Mendelssohn

14 November 1805

14 May 1847

Hamburg

German

Scorpio

Darius MilhaudDarius Milhaud

04 September 1892

22 June 1974

Aix-en-Provence

French

Virgo

Erich Wolfgang KorngoldErich Wolfgang Korngold

29 May 1897

29 November 1957

Brno

Austrian,American

Gemini

Francisco TárregaFrancisco Tárrega

21 November 1852

15 December 1909

Villarreal

Spanish

Scorpio

Charles-Valentin AlkanCharles-Valentin Alkan

30 November 1813

29 March 1888

Paris

French

Sagittarius

Arnold BaxArnold Bax

08 November 1883

03 October 1953

Streatham

British

Scorpio

Alexander GlazunovAlexander Glazunov

10 August 1865

21 March 1936

Saint Petersburg

Leo

Bruno WalterBruno Walter

15 September 1876

17 February 1962

Berlin

German

Virgo

Reynaldo HahnReynaldo Hahn

09 August 1874

28 January 1947

Caracas

French,Venezuelan

Leo

Samuel Coleridge-TaylorSamuel Coleridge-Taylor

15 August 1875

01 September 1912

London

British

Leo

Karol SzymanowskiKarol Szymanowski

03 October 1882

29 March 1937

Paris

Polish

Libra

Artur SchnabelArtur Schnabel

17 April 1882

15 August 1951

Bielsko-Biała

Austrian

Aries

Ernest ChaussonErnest Chausson

20 January 1855

10 June 1899

Paris

French

Capricorn

Max BrodMax Brod

27 May 1884

20 December 1968

Prague

Czech,Israeli

Gemini

Josef HofmannJosef Hofmann

20 January 1876

16 February 1957

Kraków

Polish,American

Capricorn

George SzellGeorge Szell

07 June 1897

30 July 1970

Budapest

Hungarian,American

Gemini

Emmanuel ChabrierEmmanuel Chabrier

18 January 1841

13 September 1894

Ambert

French

Capricorn

Nikolai MedtnerNikolai Medtner

05 January 1880

13 November 1951

Moscow

British

Capricorn

Moritz MoszkowskiMoritz Moszkowski

23 August 1854

08 March 1925

Wrocław

Polish

Leo

Mario Castelnuovo-TedescoMario Castelnuovo-Tedesco

03 April 1895

16 March 1968

Florence

Italian,American

Aries

Kaikhosru Shapurji SorabjiKaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji

14 August 1892

15 October 1988

Essex

British

Leo

Erwin SchulhoffErwin Schulhoff

08 June 1894

18 August 1942

Prague

Austrian,Czech

Gemini

Federico MompouFederico Mompou

16 April 1893

30 June 1987

Barcelona

Spanish

Aries

Cécile ChaminadeCécile Chaminade

08 August 1857

13 April 1944

Paris

French

Leo

Alfredo CasellaAlfredo Casella

25 July 1883

05 March 1947

Turin

Italian

Leo

Albert WolffAlbert Wolff

19 January 1884

21 February 1970

Paris

Dutch

Capricorn

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