Luise Vosgerchian

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Luise Vosgerchian
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BornNovember 9, 1922
Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
DiedMarch 13, 2000
Massachusetts, United States
GenresConcert pianist
Music Professor

Luise Vosgerchian (November 9, 1922 - March 13, 2000) was a concert pianist and music professor at Harvard University.[1] She taught at Harvard for beginning in 1959[2] and was a mentor to many prominent musicians.

In 1948 The New York Times wrote about one of her recitals.[3]

She met Kamil Pagacik in Paris in 1949 and married him. Before Harvard she taught at Brandeis University.

Harvard awards a Luise Vosgerchian Teaching Award.[2]

In an interview she described Harvard's Basic Piano Program.[4]

A memorial service with performances was held for her at Sanders Theatre in Cambridge and recorded.[5]


  1. "Luise Vosgerchian". February 8, 2007.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "The Luise Vosgerchian Teaching Award".
  3. "Luise Vosgerchian Gives Piano Recital". December 20, 1948 – via
  4. Vosgerchian, Luise. "The Basic Piano Program at Harvard University - College Music Symposium".
  5. "In remembrance of Luise Vosgerchian". November 29, 2000 – via Open WorldCat.

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