Bernd Glemser

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Bernd Glemser (born 1962, Dürbheim) is a German pianist. A student of Vitaly Margulis, in 1989 he became Germany's youngest piano professor at Saarbrücken's Musikhochschule.

He has recorded major pieces by Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Schumann, Scriabin, and Tchaikovsky as well as pieces by Liszt, Tausig, Godowsky and Busoni.

In 2003 Glemser was decorated with the Bundesverdienstkreuz.

His recording of Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 was featured in the 2007 film Spider-Man 3.

Record of piano prizes, incomplete
Year Competition Prize 1st prize winner / Ex-aequo with...
1983 Spain María Canals, Barcelona 2nd prize 1st prize void / Japan Kyoko Koyama.
1984 Italy Ferruccio Busoni, Bolzano 3rd prize Canada Louis Lortie.
1984 Italy Mario Zanfi, Parma 1st prize
1985 Australia Sydney International Piano Competition 2nd prize China Du Ning-Wu
1986 Italy Rina Sala Gallo, Monza 1st prize
1987 Germany ARD, Munich 2nd prize 1st prize void / Brazil Ricardo Castro.
1987 Spain Paloma O'Shea Santander International Piano Competition, Santander 3rd prize
1988 Canada Concours de Montreal 2nd prize Canada Angela Chang
1992 Hungary Andor Földes Prize 1st prize
1993 Europe European Pianists Prize 1st prize -


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