Stephen Downes’ ‘A Lasting Record’
28 November 2012 @booksandpublishing
Alongside Rubinstein and Horowitz, William Kapell was widely considered one of the three greatest pianists of his time. Kapell died in 1953 at the age of 31 in a plane crash on the way home to America from a tour of Australia. Dogged by bad reviews, Kapell called Australia ‘the...