Dean Kramer

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Dean Kramer (born April 29, 1952, Philadelphia) is an American pianist and an associate professor of piano at the University of Oregon.[1] Kramer studied music at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and the University of Texas, and also took masterclasses in France with Gina Bachauer and Arthur Rubinstein.[2]

In 1972, Kramer was awarded the first place at the Washington Piano Competition. Three years later, in 1975, he won the first national Chopin competition in Miami, and then won fifth place in the ninth International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw.[2]

Kramer frequently records for radio and television.

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