Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Claudio Arrau

Claudio Arrau, 1980

Claudio Arrau was a Chilean pianist known for his interpretations of a vast repertoire spanning the baroque to 20th-century composers, especially Bach, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt and Brahms. Born in 1903, Arrau is widely considered one of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century. He died on this day, June 9, in 1991.