Wilhelm Kempff, 95, a German composer and pianist whose...

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May 25, 1991

Wilhelm Kempff, 95, a German composer and pianist whose && interpretation of romantic and classical works influenced a generation of pianists, died Thursday at his home in Positano on Italy's southern coast. Mr. Kempff, considered a major interpreter of the music of Beethoven, also wrote works for opera, symphony orchestra and theater. His compositions included two symphonies, four operas and chamber music.

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