Alicia de Larrocha, Spain’s Great Pianist, Dies At 86

She “cultivated a poetic interpretive style in which gracefulness was prized over technical flashiness or grand, temperamental gestures.” She was renowned for her Mozart, and she nearly single-handedly brought the keyboard music of her compatriots de Falla, Granados, Albéniz and Turina into the mainstream repertoire.

Source: New York Times 09/26/09