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#1742036 - 08/28/11 12:47 PM Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds
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Volodos?
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#1742039 - 08/28/11 12:50 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: thalbergmad]
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I thought he did.
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#1742040 - 08/28/11 12:52 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: thalbergmad]
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Next: Successful pianists who never played a piano.
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#1742042 - 08/28/11 12:52 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: thalbergmad]
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HAHAHA


Edited by thalbergmad (08/28/11 12:53 PM)
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#1742070 - 08/28/11 01:57 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: thalbergmad]
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#1742074 - 08/28/11 02:09 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: thalbergmad]
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I know a successful pianist who got food poisoning from going to mcdonalds...

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#1742078 - 08/28/11 02:19 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: thalbergmad]
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That is a little off topic.

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#1742087 - 08/28/11 02:51 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: thalbergmad]
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Liszt, A.Rubinstein, Rachmaninov, Gilels, Hofmann, Busoni, Clara Schumann.


Edited by pianoloverus (08/28/11 02:52 PM)

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#1742104 - 08/28/11 03:16 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: thalbergmad]
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#1742197 - 08/28/11 06:07 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: WinsomeAllegretto]
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Originally Posted By: WinsomeAllegretto
I know a successful pianist who got food poisoning from going to mcdonalds...


You mean all of them?

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#1742199 - 08/28/11 06:12 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: pianoloverus]
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Originally Posted By: pianoloverus
Liszt, A.Rubinstein, Rachmaninov, Gilels, Hofmann, Busoni, Clara Schumann.
That list is wrong! One of these pianists ate at a McDonalds while touring.

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#1742306 - 08/28/11 09:14 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: thalbergmad]
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Well, out of that liszt, only Gilels lived that long, so it would have to be him!

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#1742352 - 08/28/11 10:58 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: jeffreyjones]
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Originally Posted By: jeffreyjones
Well, out of that liszt, only Gilels lived that long, so it would have to be him!


grin

(You do that, too?)

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#1742354 - 08/28/11 11:02 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: thalbergmad]
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This thread is hilarious!
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#1742356 - 08/28/11 11:05 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: thalbergmad]
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As a student, Chopin picked up extra cash by working at the Paris McDonalds.
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#1742357 - 08/28/11 11:06 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: Orange Soda King]
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Originally Posted By: jeffreyjones
Well, out of that liszt, only Gilels lived that long, so it would have to be him!


grin

(You do that, too?)


laugh I had no idea I did that.

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#1742533 - 08/29/11 10:11 AM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: BDB]
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Originally Posted By: BDB
As a student, Chopin picked up extra cash by working at the Paris McDonalds.


best reply ever! ahahhhahahahah!
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#1742571 - 08/29/11 11:38 AM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: thalbergmad]
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Originally Posted By: thalbergmad
Volodos?


He looks like he's spent quite a bit of time at the Moscow Mickey D's.
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#1742596 - 08/29/11 12:37 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: thalbergmad]
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Somehow it seems some people don't have enough to do??
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#1742637 - 08/29/11 01:49 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: Quaver Pyjama]
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Originally Posted By: Quaver Pyjama
Originally Posted By: pianoloverus
Liszt, A.Rubinstein, Rachmaninov, Gilels, Hofmann, Busoni, Clara Schumann.
That list is wrong! One of these pianists ate at a McDonalds while touring.
A pianist with such a beautiful tone would never eat a hamburger.

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#1742667 - 08/29/11 02:44 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonalds [Re: BDB]
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As a student, Chopin picked up extra cash by working at the Paris McDonalds.


That might be so, but he sure as heck didn't eat any.

Perhaps he served Rossini a few times.

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#1742699 - 08/29/11 03:47 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonald's [Re: pianoloverus]
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Originally Posted By: pianoloverus
Originally Posted By: Quaver Pyjama
Originally Posted By: pianoloverus
Liszt, A.Rubinstein, Rachmaninov, Gilels, Hofmann, Busoni, Clara Schumann.
That list is wrong! One of these pianists ate at a McDonalds while touring.
A pianist with such a beautiful tone would never eat a hamburger.


Horszowski ate hamburgers for lunch every day.
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#1742895 - 08/29/11 09:46 PM Re: Successful pianists who never visited McDonald's [Re: Hank Drake]
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Horszowski ate hamburgers for lunch every day.

Might explain why his hands felt like butter. ha

(They did -- even when he was 98.)
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