PIANIST NICHOLAS ANGELICH DIES AT 51.

Apr 22, 2022

By Andy Johnson

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He was born in the States, lived most of his life in France and was soloist-in-residence with the Orchestre Métropolitain de Montreal, working with conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin.

Pianist Nicholas Angelich has died in hospital in Paris.

A frequent collaborator described him to the Montreal Gazette as “a generous soul and a pianist like no other.” He was scheduled to close the orchestra’s 2021-22 season with two concerts in June.

Cause of death was degenerative lung failure.

Nicholas Angelich was only 51.

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