Sad news: Death of a harpsichord legendmain
The Paris-based Polish harpsichordist Elisabeth Chojnacka has died, aged 78.
After graduation from the Chopin academy in 1962, she moved to Paris where she established a niche at the heart of the modernist movement. More than 80 composers wrote for her instrument, among them Ligeti, Xenakis, Nyman and Gorecki.
She was phenomenal.