If you play the piano, then you’re a member of a global community of tens of millions of people. Perhaps even hundreds of millions.
From casual players to professional concert pianists, all these people are united by one of the most important musical contraptions ever invented: the piano. Climbing to the top of this pile is a feat of unimaginable proportions. Yet many have done just that.
In this article, we’re looking at some of these remarkable people. Some conquered the finest piano music ever written. Many composed those very same works - or even improvised their masterpieces. Each has left their mark on the history of the piano.
We’re exploring ten inspirational figures, and if reading about them inspires you, then you can get playing straight away with nkoda’s collection of piano sheet music.