Lance Dossor (14 May 1916 - 3 December 2005) was a British-born Australian concert pianist and teacher. Events 1264 - Battle of Lewes: Henry III of England is captured in France making Simon de Montfort the Year 1916 ( MCMXVI) was a Leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year Events 1800 - War of the Second Coalition: Battle of Hohenlinden, French Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics.
He was born Harry Lancelot Dossor in Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom. Weston-super-Mare is a Seaside resort town and Civil parish in North Somerset, England. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located He won the 1936 Franz Liszt Prize, and the Sonata Prize in the 1937 Chopin Competition. Year 1936 ( MCMXXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Year 1937 ( MCMXXXVII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition is one of the oldest and most prestigious Piano competitions in the world taking place in Warsaw since 1927 and held every He later moved to Australia where he worked as a pianist and teacher. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. He taught at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, University of Adelaide from 1953 to 1979. The Elder Conservatorium of Music is part of the University of Adelaide. The University of Adelaide (colloquially Adelaide University or Adelaide Uni) is a Public university located in Adelaide, South Australia Year 1953 ( MCMLIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Year 1979 ( MCMLXXIX) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1979 Gregorian calendar) Lance Dossor was well-known in Australia as a soloist, and also in chamber music partnerships, notably with expatriate British cellist James Whitehead. Brigadier James Whitehead, CB, CMG, CBE, DSO, OStJ, ADC ( 18 January 1880 &ndash 1 December Dossor's refined sense of colour was used to exquisite effect in his performances of Chopin, while his affinity with the Russian repertoire was revealed in his greatly admired performances of Rachmaninov. WikipediaWikiProject Composers#Lead section --> Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff (Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов His impact on the musical life of Australia, and Adelaide in particular, was considerable, both through his performances and his numerous students. He died in Adelaide. Adelaide is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of South Australia, and is the fifth largest city in Australia with a