Death of an important piano teacher

Death of an important piano teacher


norman lebrecht

March 24, 2015

Peter Dobrin reports from Philadelphia the passing of Harvey D. Wedeen, 87, head of keyboard at Temple University’s Boyer College of Music and Dance for almost five decades and teacher of dozens of fine professionals.

His star pupils include Marc-André Hamelin and Charles Abramovic.

Full obituary here.

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  • Jeffrey Biegel says:

    So very sorry to learn this news. But 87 is a life well lived. Harvey was one of Adele Marcus’ finest pupils and was a very respected professor. Soar among the musical spirits, dear Harvey!