Updated at December 7, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team
Alfons Kontarsky is best known as Pianist who has born on October 09, 1932 in Germany. Currently, Alfons Kontarsky is 90 years, 1 months and 29 days old. Alfons Kontarsky will celebrate 91st birthday on Monday, 9th of October 2023. Below the countdown to Alfons Kontarsky upcoming birthday.
Became famous with his brother Aloys as duo pianists. He premiered numerous contemporary works for two pianists as the Klavierduo Kontarsky.
He and his brother performed their first public concert in 1949, playing Concerto for Two Pianos by Stravinsky.
He and his brother became instructors in 1962 at the Darmstadt International Summer Courses for New Music.
His brother Bernhard would accompany them on performances requiring three pianos.
He and his brother played Debussy's Petite Suite for 1990's Henry & June starring Uma Thurman.
Alfons Kontarsky is 90 years old today.
Alfons Kontarsky was born on October 09, 1932 in Germany.
Alfons Kontarsky zodiac sign is Libra.
Alfons Kontarsky was best known as Pianist.
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|1966||Vietnam War: South Korean troops commit the Binh Tai Massacre.|
|1967||A day after his capture, Ernesto "Che" Guevara is executed for attempting to incite a revolution in Bolivia.|
|1969||In Chicago, the National Guard is called in as demonstrations continue over the trial of the "Chicago Eight".|
|1970||The Khmer Republic is proclaimed in Cambodia.|
|1980||Pope John Paul II greets the Dalai Lama during a private audience in Vatican City.|
|1981||President Francois Mitterrand abolishes capital punishment in France.|
|1983||South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan survives an assassination attempt in Rangoon, Burma (present-day Yangon, Myanmar), but the blast kills 21 and injures 17 others.|
|1986||The Phantom of the Opera, eventually the second longest running musical in London, opens at Her Majesty's Theatre.|
|1995||An Amtrak Sunset Limited train is derailed by saboteurs near Palo Verde, Arizona.|
|2003||Mission: Space opens to the public in Walt Disney World.|
|2006||North Korea conducts its first nuclear test.|
|2009||First lunar impact of NASA's Lunar Precursor Robotic Program.|
|2012||Pakistani Taliban attempt to assassinate outspoken schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai.|
|2016||The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army launches its first attack on Myanmar security forces along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border.|
|2019||Turkey begins its northern Syria Rojava offensive.|
|1986||The birth of Derek Holland, American baseball player|
|1986||The birth of Laure Manaudou, French swimmer|
|1986||The birth of Stephane Zubar, French footballer|
|1987||The birth of Samantha Murray, English tennis player|
|1987||The birth of Bill Walker, American basketball player|
|1988||The birth of David Tyrrell, Australian rugby league player|
|1989||The birth of Russell Packer, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1990||The birth of Kevin Kampl, German-Slovene footballer|
|1991||The birth of Tyson Frizell, Australian-Welsh rugby league player|
|1993||The birth of Ani Amiraghyan, Armenian tennis player|
|1993||The birth of Lauren Davis, American tennis player|
|1993||The birth of Jayden Hodges, Australian rugby league player|
|1993||The birth of Scotty McCreery, American singer-songwriter and guitarist|
|1993||The birth of Wesley So, Filipino-American chess grandmaster|
|1996||The birth of Bella Hadid, American model|
|2012||The death of Harris Savides, American cinematographer (b. 1957)|
|2013||The death of Solomon Lar, Nigerian educator and politician, 4th Governor of Plateau State (b. 1933)|
|2013||The death of Srihari, Indian actor|
|2013||The death of Wilfried Martens, Belgian lawyer and politician, 60th Prime Minister of Belgium (b. 1936)|
|2013||The death of Edmund Niziurski, Polish sociologist, lawyer, and author (b. 1925)|
|2014||The death of Boris Buzančić, Croatian actor and politician, 47th Mayor of Zagreb (b. 1929)|
|2014||The death of Jan Hooks, American actress and comedienne (b. 1957)|
|2014||The death of Carolyn Kizer, American poet and academic (b. 1925)|
|2014||The death of Peter A. Peyser, American soldier and politician (b. 1921)|
|2014||The death of Rita Shane, American soprano and educator (b. 1936)|
|2015||The death of Ray Duncan, American businessman (b. 1930)|
|2015||The death of Geoffrey Howe, Welsh lawyer and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1926)|
|2015||The death of Ravindra Jain, Indian composer and director (b. 1944)|
|2016||The death of Andrzej Wajda, Polish film and theatre director (b. 1926)|
|2017||The death of Jean Rochefort, French actor (b. 1930)|
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