Alfred Brendel, the doctor, will see you nowmain
The veteran pianist, 90 years old, is to be awarded an honorary doctorate by the Cologne University of Music and Dance.
It is claimed in the citation thathe is the first pianist who recorded the complete piano works of Ludwig van Beethoven.
Wasn’t that Artur Schnabel?
Brendel is already a doctor (hon.) in London, Oxford, Yale, Cambridge and Montreal.