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Stephen Downes’ ‘A Lasting Record’

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...

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