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Abbey Simon
Simon in 1950

Abbey Simon (born January 8, 1922) is an American concert pianist, teacher, and recording artist. He was a student of Josef Hofmann at the Curtis Institute of Music. He is the winner of the Naumburg International Piano Competition in 1940. He has been called a "supervirtuoso" by the New York Times.

Simon was born in New York City, New York. He studied at Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His career began in 1940.


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