Imogen Cooper

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Imogen Cooper, CBE (born 28 August 1949) is an English pianist.

Born in London, she is the daughter of the musicologist Martin Cooper. She studied piano in London with Kathleen Long, in Paris with Jacques Février and Yvonne Lefébure, and in Vienna with Alfred Brendel, Jörg Demus and Paul Badura-Skoda. She is particularly known for her interpretations of Schubert and Schumann, but she has also been involved in modern music, giving the premières of works such as Traced Overhead by Thomas Adès. As well as performing as soloist she participates in chamber music and lieder, and has had a long-standing partnership with baritone Wolfgang Holzmair.

She was appointed CBE in the 2007 New Year Honours List.[1]


  1. ^ "Honours for Stewart and Glennie". BBC News. 30 December 2006. Retrieved 15 May 2008. , para. 12.

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