Mourad Tsimpou, Marseille piano prodigy, died at 19 | EUROtoday

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VSKnown underneath the stage title Mourad, the younger piano prodigy from Marseille died this Saturday, June 29. Mourad Tsimpou was 19 years outdated. He died on the Necker kids's hospital in Paris, following a uncommon liver illness from which he suffered since childhood, defined Salim Lebghil, one of many two administrators of 1392 Records.

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Mourad's musical story started throughout one more go to to the Marseille Timone hospital. Originally, like Zinédine Zidane, from the town of Castellane within the northern districts of Marseille, he found a piano there, which he had by no means performed in his life. He was 14, listened to an impromptu Chopin on the Internet and reproduced it whereas improvising. Mourad had “absolute pitch, he played without a score,” explains Salim Lebghil.

A whirlwind profession

The scene was captured by one other affected person, who posted it on social networks, sparking unbelievable enthusiasm. It was the beginning of a whirlwind profession, two albums, a 3rd in preparation.

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