samples from the new audio
CD release of André playing in the 1955 Chopin Competition
think André Tchaikowsky is one of the finest pianists of his
generation -- he is even better than that -- he is a wonderful musician."
known most of the really good and great musicians of my generation.
He was the best musician of them all."
had magic about him and the extraordinary rare ability to dust this
magic onto everybody."
he had been a different character, he could have had a very, very major
a great pity that as a legacy he left very few things behind."
An extensive Photographs section covers André from his first known photograph to his last, while the Miscellaneous provides items such as a radio program dedicated to his memory, A Study in Contrasts, hosted by pianist David Owen Norris, and the complete story of André's gift of his skull to the Royal Shakespeare Company for use in Hamlet.
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John Amis asks André Tchaikowsky if he is related to the great Russian composer:
Click for mp3 file: areyourelated.mp3