Leonard Hokanson

Born 13 August 1931. Died 21 March 2003
Leonard Hokanson
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1931-08-13
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Leonard Hokanson

Leonard Hokanson Biography (Wikipedia)

Leonard Hokanson (August 13, 1931 – March 21, 2003) was an American pianist who achieved prominence in Europe as a soloist and chamber musician. Born in Vinalhaven, Maine, he attended Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts and Bennington College in Vermont, where he received a master of arts degree with a major in music. He made his concert debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra at the age of eighteen. Drafted into the U.S. Army after graduate school, he was posted to Augsburg, Germany. He achieved early recognition as a performer in Europe, serving as a soloist with such orchestras as the Berlin Philharmonic, the Rotterdam Philharmonic, and the Vienna Symphony. He was awarded the Steinway Prize of Boston and was a prizewinner at the Busoni International Piano Competition in Bolzano, Italy. His numerous international music festival appearances included Aldeburgh, Berlin, Echternach, Lucerne, Prague, Ravinia, Salzburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Tanglewood, and Vienna.

One of the last pupils of Artur Schnabel, Hokanson also studied with Karl-Ulrich Schnabel, Claude Frank, and Julian DeGray. He was professor of piano at the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts for ten years before taking a position as professor of piano at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington in 1986. He was also a permanent guest professor at the Tokyo College of Music.

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Piano Quintet "Trout" (Theme and Variations)
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Piano Quintet "Trout" (Theme and Variations)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Trinklied, WoO109
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Trinklied, WoO109

Trinklied, WoO109

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Heinrich Schütz choir of berlin
Ludwig van Beethoven
Elegie auf den Tod eines Pudels (Elegy on the death of a poodle), WoO110
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Elegie auf den Tod eines Pudels (Elegy on the death of a poodle), WoO110
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Adelaide, Op. 46
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Adelaide, Op. 46
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Klage (Ein steter Kampf) J.63, Op.15`2 for voice and piano
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Klage (Ein steter Kampf)  J.63, Op.15`2 for voice and piano
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