Kapell, WilliamAlternative names
Born in 1922 in New York City, William Kapell studied with Dorthea Anderson LaFollette at the Yorkville Settlement School, New York, and with Olga Samaroff at the Philadelphia Conservatory and the Juilliard School. He won the Naumberg Award in 1941 and the Town Hall Award in 1942. Kapell married Anna Lou Melson in 1948. As a soloist and recitalist, Kapell performed in North and South America, Australia, Europe, and Israel and recorded for RCA Victor. He was an advocate of American composers and of contemporary American piano music. Kapell died in an airplane crash in 1953.
From the description of Papers, 1935-1989 bulk 1944-1953. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 32379043
- Pianists--20th century
- United States (as recorded)