Acclaimed Chinese-born pianist Fou Ts’ong, 86, dies from Covid-19 in the UK

//Acclaimed Chinese-born pianist Fou Ts’ong, 86, dies from Covid-19 in the UK

Acclaimed Chinese-born pianist Fou Ts’ong, 86, dies from Covid-19 in the UK

The pianist Fou Ts’ong, one of the first Chinese-born soloists to achieve international stardom, died on Monday of Covid-19 at the age of 86.Fou was particularly revered for his acclaimed interpretation of Chopin. Born in Shanghai in 1934, he studied under Western pianists in the city from an early age before winning a scholarship to the Warsaw Conservatory after taking third prize in the 5th International Chopin Competition in 1955. From then on, he toured widely and frequently, with London…

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