Simon Tedeschi (born 1 May 1981) is an Australian classical pianist.
Tedeschi was born in Sydney to Mark Tedeschi QC, Senior Crown Prosecutor for New South Wales and photographer and Vivienne Tedeschi, the daughter of a Polish Holocaust survivor, Lucy Gershwin. He attended Beaumont Road Public School in West Killara and St Andrew's Cathedral School in Sydney where the headmaster discouraged him from taking part in sports lest he damage his hands.
In 1998 he was the winner in the ABC Symphony Australia Young Performers Awards.
- ^ "The Face: Mark Tedeschi" by Rosemary Neill, The Australian, 22 March 2008
- ^ "The Pianist and the Holocaust Survivor", Australian Jewish News, 18 August 2006]
- ^ "Pianist Simon Tedeschi visits his old school Beaumont Road Public School in Killara" by Danielle Nicastri, North Shore Times, 29 June 2014
- ^ "Old Andrean: Simon Tedeschi" by Melanie Pennington, Inspired (St Andrews' school paper), 2014, pp. 6–7
- ^ Past winners, ABC Symphony Australia Young Performers Awards