Picht-Axenfeld, Edith

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Picht-Axenfeld, Edith Gender: F
born on 1 January 1914 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, 47n59, 7e51
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Muller
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 10°03' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 04°44 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 03°53'


German pianist and harpsichordist.

She started her concert career in 1935, and took part two years later in the third Fryderyk Chopin Competition, where she was awarded a 6th prize; this launched her career. After World War II Picht-Axenfeld performed at an intercontinental level, was active as a chamber musician and recorded for labels such as Deutsche Grammophon, Philips and Erato. RCA released an LP with Chopin's Etudes op. 10 and op. 25 with Picht-Axenfeld. She taught at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg im Breisgau until 1979.

She died 19 April 2001.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Arno Muller vol 3


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist