Saperton, David

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David Saperton was an American pianist known especially for being the first pianist to play the entire original compositions as well as the complete transcriptions of his father-in-law, Leopold Godowsky. He also recorded a number of Godowsky’s Studies on Chopin’s Études as well as other pieces. His students at the Curtis Institute include Jorge Bolet, Shura Cherkassky, Sidney Foster, Julius Katchen, John Simms, Abbey Simon and Eleanor Sokoloff. As a pianist he is regarded as a great dramatist, a sensitive poet and superb colorist.