Hans Eijsackers is one of the most prominent pianists in the Netherlands, with a wide variety of activities encompassing concerto solos, recitals, song and duo sonata accompaniment, and teaching. Eijsackers was born in The Hague on February 15, 1967. At the age of 13 he notched a pair of competition victories in the Rotterdam Three-Day Piano Competition and the Princess Christina Competition. His teachers included Gérard van Blerk, Jan Wijn, and György Sebök. Further major wins came at the European Piano Competition in Luxembourg in 1991, where he took the top prize and also a special prize for best song accompaniment. The following year, Eijsackers graduated with honors from Amsterdam's Sweelinck Conservatory and accepted an invitation for further study at the European Mozart Academy in Krakow, Poland. Success in that program proved ...
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