Janina Fialkowska Pianist

Birthday May 7, 1951
Birthplace Montreal, Canada
Age 66 years old
Birth Sign Taurus


Canadian classical pianist best known for her mastery of Romantic-era composers. She is known as one of the foremost interpreters of Chopin and Liszt.

Before Fame

She debuted in 1963 with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra as a soloist at the age of twelve. 


She founded the not-for-profit Piano Six, an organization whose mission was to ensure classical music continued to have a presence in small Canadian communities.

Family Life

She married German music manager Harry Oesterle in 2001.

Associated With

She was mentored by Arthur Rubinstein after winning the inaugural Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition in 1974.


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