A recognized face in the list of Canadian classical pianist, she is none other than talented Angela Hewitt. Better known for her Bach interpretations, she was promoted to Companion of the Order of Canada on December 30, 2015. According to her biography, the classical pianist was born on July 26, 1958, which makes Angela Hewitt age be 80 as of 2018. Let’s explore in detail about Angela Hewitt’s wiki below:
Early Life and Education
Hewitt was born in 1958 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She was born to the parents named Marion (mother) and Godfrey Hewitt (father). Her father is Yorkshire-born and therefore Angela also has a British nationality. Her father was working for Christ Church Cathedral in Ottawa as a choirmaster. At the age of three, she started learning to play piano from her mother. She became very good at the instruments like violin as well. She studied under Walter Prystawski who is known for being the recorder with Wolfgang Grunsky. When she was nine years old, she made her first full-length recital in Toronto at The Royal Conservatory of Music. She studied in Toronto with Myrtle Guerrero and Earle Moss from 1964 to 1973. Later she went to the University of Ottawa to study under French pianist Jean-Paul Sevilla.
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Career and Professional Life
Angela Hewitt has performed as soloist and in recital around the world. Her Bach recordings that she started in 1994 to 2005 have made her appear into the limelight. On October 17, 2014, she released her of Bach’s Art of Fugue. Most of her performances during the 2007 and 2008 season were based on Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier where she was in the tour around the world. She became the artistic director for the Trasimeno Music Festival in Umbria in July, 2005. On June 17, 2006, she became the officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) and the same year she was able to win Gramophone Artist of the Year. As of now, she is found recording using her own piano, Fazioli.
Curious to know about Angela Hewitt’s married life and the details of her husband? Well, she has maintained her personal profile low and therefore the marital status of Angela is not available. No information regarding her life partner is known. Currently, she lives in London since 1985 after moving from Paris where she lived from 1978 to 1985.
Hewitt has an impressive personality with good physique. However, Hewitt’s exact height, weight and measurement details are not disclosed.
Salary and Net worth
According to some wiki sites, Angela Hewitt has an estimated net worth 13 million USD but the official data is still under review. She receives money from her recording and her performances as well. Apart from that jaw-dropping net worth, she has also amassed numerous titles, awards and nominations in her name.
Wiki and Facts
Join Angela on Facebook where her Facebook page is available at this link. She has amassed more than 3k followers on her Twitter account reachable @hewittjsb. IOn order to purchase her products and know about her upcoming performances, you can visit her website www.angelahewitt.com. Being a legend in the Canadian classical pianist history, her biography is mentioned in Wikipedia.