June Flashback: Philippa Schuyler (Black/White) [American]

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Known as: Child prodigy/genius, pianist & composer, pioneering feminist, journalist, author, war correspondent

More about Philippa: Her compositions were performed by numerous American orchestras by the time she was a teen; She accompanied the New York Philharmonic at age 16; Performed piano all around the world; Influence a rise in learning the piano in the American Black community; Early campaigner against female circumcision in Africa; Rated at over 180 IQ
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Andre Watts (Hungarian/African-American) [American]

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Known as: Famous Classical Pianist & Professor (Performed with/at: New York Philharmonic (at the age of 16), Lincoln Center, Hollywood Bowl, National Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Robin Hood Dell Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra; Won 1964 Grammy for Most Promising New Classical Recording Artist; Professor at the Jacobs School of Music of Indiana University)

 

Performances: “Revolutionary” Etude, Op.10#12, Mendelssohn Piano Concerto no.1 first movement, Liszt Transcendental Etude no.10

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