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Instrument
piano
Nationality
Swiss
Website
http://www.thierrylang.ch/home.html

Thierry Lang

The Swiss pianist and composer: Thierry Lang, was born in 1956, Romont, a little town in the Canton of Fribourg. He studied classical music with great success until he was 21, even if jazz had fascinated him since the very beginning. He discovered this music genre by listening to famous pianists: Erroll Garner and Oscar Peterson, quickly having a clear influence on the young pianist. His tours, and his recordings have made him famous all around the world. Among other prizes, in 1999 and 2000 he was awarded “pianist of the year“ by Jazz’n more magazine.