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EARL WILD LIVE ..! Live..! live..! PLAYS SCHUMANN - LISZT Widmung NEW HD GOLD !
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Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Wild was a musically precocious child and studied under Selmar Janson, Simon Barere and Egon Petri, among others. In 1937, Wild was hired as a staff pianist for the NBC Symphony Orchestra. In 1939, he became the first pianist to perform a recital on U.S. television. Wild later recalled that the small studio became so hot under the bright lights that the ivory piano keys started to warp. In 1997 he was also the first pianist to stream a performance over the Internet. In 1942, Arturo Toscanini invited him for a performance of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, which was a resounding success and made him a household name. During World War II, Wild served in the United States Navy as a musician. He often travelled with Eleanor Roosevelt while she toured the United States supporting the war effort. Wild's duty was to perform the national anthem on the piano before she spoke. A few years after the war he moved to the newly formed American Broadcasting Company (A