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'''Norman Shetler''' (born 16 June 1931, [[Pennsylvania]]) is a [[pianist]], [[puppeteer]] and puppet constructor, and piano professor with Austrian nationality and American origin.
 
 
 
==Life and career==
 
Norman Shetler was born in [[Pennsylvania|Pennsylvania.]]<ref name=":0">{{Cite web|url=https://www.derstandard.at/story/2000107420318/pianist-shetler-die-wohnung-turnt-mich-an-wie-nur-was|title=Pianist Shetler: "Die Wohnung turnt mich an wie nur was" - derStandard.de|website=DER STANDARD|language=de-AT|access-date=2020-01-17}}</ref> He planned to attend [[Juilliard]], but before he could attend he was drafted into the army. During [[World War II|WWII]], he served mostly as a typist.
 
 
 
While a student in Vienna, the [[Soviet Union]] paid for him to participate in the first [[International Tchaikovsky Competition|Tchaikovsky Competition]].<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://news.usc.eduhttps//news.usc.edu/47543/usc-pianist-reflects-on-his-time-with-van-cliburn/|title=USC pianist reflects on his past with Van Cliburn|date=2013-03-04|website=USC News|language=en-US|access-date=2020-01-17}}</ref> There he met [[Van Cliburn]]. He also dreamed of studying with the Soviet virtuoso [[Sviatoslav Richter]].
 
 
 
In 1955 he moved to [[Vienna]], Austria, where he studied [[piano]] and graduated in 1959. He specialized in accompanying singers,<ref>{{Citation|last=Brahms|first=Johannes|title=Elly Ameling singt Lieder von Johannes Brahms|date=1972|url=https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=LCCN&searchArg=99567663&searchType=1&permalink=y|publisher=BASF|oclc=ocm03161957|access-date=2020-01-17|last2=Shetler|first2=Norman}}</ref> having worked with such renowned singers as [[Anneliese Rothenberger]], [[Peter Schreier]],<ref>{{Cite book|url=https://books.google.com.tr/books?id=p-UCAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA187&lpg=PA187&dq=norman+shetler+pianist&source=bl&ots=dKCWFhJEeQ&sig=ACfU3U3mMdDKzLQQH4rcQWzNBwaWcwhH7A&hl=ru&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiZ2fGAv4vnAhXtsYsKHQFyDGw4FBDoATAAegQICRAB#v=onepage&q=norman%20shetler%20pianist&f=false|title=New York Magazine|last=LLC|first=New York Media|date=1988-04-25|publisher=New York Media, LLC|language=en}}</ref><ref>{{Cite news|url=https://www.theguardian.com/music/2006/nov/24/classicalmusicandopera7|title=CD: Schumann: Dichterliebe; Liederkreis; Op 24 & 39, etc., Schreier/Shetler|last=Clements|first=Andrew|date=2006-11-24|work=The Guardian|access-date=2020-01-17|language=en-GB|issn=0261-3077}}</ref> [[Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau]],<ref>{{Cite book|url=https://books.google.com.tr/books?id=BcsXAAAAQBAJ&pg=RA3-PT80&lpg=RA3-PT80&dq=norman+shetler+pianist&source=bl&ots=TpgmbZyUkS&sig=ACfU3U1VzKXU8NDCadwA-R_754EiyoED4A&hl=ru&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjPpZvzvovnAhUJmYsKHZNuDdQ4ChDoATAQegQIChAB#v=onepage&q=norman%20shetler&f=false|title=Art Song: Linking Poetry and Music|last=Kimball|first=Carol|date=2013-05-01|publisher=Hal Leonard Corporation|isbn=978-1-4803-5252-0|language=en}}</ref> [[Brigitte Fassbaender]], [[Hermann Prey]], [[Margaret Price]] and [[Thomas Quasthoff]],<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://hitparade.ch/album/Thomas-Quasthoff-_-Norman-Shetler/Carl-Loewe:-Balladen-281256|title=Thomas Quasthoff / Norman Shetler - Carl Loewe: Balladen - hitparade.ch|website=hitparade.ch|access-date=2020-01-17}}</ref> and also with such instrumentalists as violinist [[Nathan Milstein]] and cellist [[Heinrich Schiff]]. He is also internationally acclaimed as a soloist.<ref>{{Cite news|url=https://www.nytimes.com/1964/01/25/archives/piano-recital-given-by-norman-shetler.html|title=Piano Recital Given by Norman Shetler|date=1964-01-25|work=The New York Times|access-date=2020-01-17|language=en-US|issn=0362-4331}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/schedules/networkthree/1966-08-07|title=Network Three - 7 August 1966 - BBC Genome|website=genome.ch.bbc.co.uk|access-date=2020-01-17}}</ref>
 
 
 
Between 1983 and 1991 he taught [[Piano]] and [[Lied|Lied Accompaniment]] at the [[Würzburg]] School of Music and Drama.<ref name=":0" /> He is a [[professor]] at the [[University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna|University of Music and Performing Arts]] in [[Vienna]] since 1992. He has more than 70 recordings.
 
 
 
He is in constant demand for masterclasses in America, Asia and Europe, and particularly at the [[Mozarteum University of Salzburg]].<ref>[http://www.moz.ac.at/german/soak/courses.shtml  Masterclasses 2009 at the Salzburg Mozarteum] {{webarchive|url=https://web.archive.org/web/20070922033445/http://www.moz.ac.at/german/soak/courses.shtml |date=2007-09-22 }}</ref><ref>[http://www.moz.ac.at/german/soak/dozenten.shtml#1_6 Masterclasses Mozarteum 2008 at the Salzburg Mozarteum]</ref><ref>[http://opernakademie.schloss-henfenfeld.de/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=89%3Ameisterkurs-gesang-norman-shetler&catid=37%3Ameisterkurse-gessang-der-opernakademie-schloss-henfenfeld&Itemid=86&lang=en&showall=1 Masterclass 2009 Opernakademie Schloss Henfenfeld]</ref><ref>{{Cite book|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=B8vpBgAAQBAJ&pg=PA399&lpg=PA399&dq=norman+shetler+Brigitte+Fassbaender&source=bl&ots=sOHV0PUSn_&sig=ACfU3U2OrkwWWVgVEdt4fgEila3z1SkOuQ&hl=ru&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjjltGAxovnAhUCxqYKHReUCvYQ6AEwAXoECAkQAQ#v=onepage&q=norman%20shetler%20Brigitte%20Fassbaender&f=false|title=Artistic Experimentation in Music: An Anthology|last=Crispin|first=Darla|last2=Gilmore|first2=Bob|date=2014-10-07|publisher=Leuven University Press|year=|isbn=978-94-6270-013-0|location=|pages=399|language=en}}</ref>
 
 
 
For more than 35 years he has also dedicated himself to the art of [[puppetry]], both as a puppet maker and [[puppeteer]].<ref>{{Cite book|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=ZckBAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA101&lpg=PA101&dq=norman+shetler+Hermann+Prey&source=bl&ots=abwjMSaknf&sig=ACfU3U1xDrtqEqDHo-QvpDE3ILHTU0JdUw&hl=ru&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjB7tb6x4vnAhXexcQBHSTKA_QQ6AEwB3oECAoQAQ#v=onepage&q=norman%20shetler%20&f=false|title=New York Magazine|last=LLC|first=New York Media|date=1985-10-07|publisher=New York Media, LLC|year=|isbn=|location=|pages=101|language=en}}</ref> He presented his show "Musical Puppet Cabaret" in three continents, in numerous festivals and television shows.<ref>[http://www.flsouthern.edu/news.asp?ACTION=view&ID=328 Mozart Puppets from Austria] Festival of Fine Arts at the Florida Southern College</ref><ref>[http://www.eckelshausener-musiktage.de/veranstaltungen/2004/normanshetlerkonzert.htm Musikalisches Puppenkabarett] at the Eckelshausener Musiktage (in german)</ref><ref>[https://www.nytimes.com/1985/10/06/arts/chambermusic-lockenhaus-festival.html Lockenhaus Musicfestival]</ref>
 
 
 
==Discography==
 
* [[Franz Schubert]]: Winterreise D 911 (arr. Rummel) - [[Xaver Hutter]], narrator; [[Martin Rummel]], cello - paladino music pmr 0018 (2011)
 
 
 
==References==
 
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==External links==
 
*[https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchType=7&searchId=16804&maxResultsPerPage=25&recCount=25&recPointer=0&resultPointer=0&headingId=30902012 Library of Congress entry]
 
*[http://www.normanshetler.com/ Official Website of Norman Shetler]
 
* [http://www.classicsonline.com/artistbio/Norman_Shetler/ Classic Online] Complete discography of Norman Shetler
 
 
 
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[[Category:American puppeteers]]
 
[[Category:Austrian pianists]]
 
[[Category:Living people]]
 
[[Category:1931 births]]
 
[[Category:American male pianists]]
 
[[Category:21st-century American pianists]]
 
[[Category:21st-century American male musicians]]
 

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