Fernand Schirren was the lead pianist who accompanied silent films at CINEMATEK from the foundation of the Film Museum in 1962 until 1982.
Fernand Schirren (1920-2001)
Discover the life and work of Fernand Schirren (1920-2001) through personal objects, film footage and archival documents, including the recently published manuscript "Le pianiste accompagnateur de films muets".
A unique insight into the creative world of this influential personality: an exceptional musician, rhythm teacher to Béjart and Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, silent film accompanist from the creation of the "Musée du cinéma" in 1962 until the 1980s, collector of pipes and romantic postcards.
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09.06 20201 > 31.08 2021
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