SAMSON FRANCOIS


Samson François's extravagant lifestyle, good looks, and passionate but highly disciplined playing, gave him a cult status as a pianist. He was particularly admired for his performances of Chopin, Schumann, Debussy, and Ravel. 

First made in UK on Columbia SAX 2394 Blue & Silver ES1 Stereo Label. Program: Ravel, piano concerto in G Major, and piano concerto in D Major for the left hand. Samson François, piano, accompanied by the Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, conducted by Andre Cluytens. - Saulo Zucchello