Alan Weiss was born in New York City. His background is unusually varied, having begun his studies on the classical guitar, receiving advice and encouragement, from the age of ten, of Andrés Segovia. Piano studies followed with Adlah Grossman, Sylvia Rabinof and Daniel Abrams. David Saperton, the illustrious teacher of Cherkassky, Katchen and Bolet; served at a crucial point in Alan’s pianistic development. Under the guidance of Firkusny’s deep musicianship he earned a Doctor of Musical Arts ...