|Birth Day||September 26, 1877|
|Birth Place||Nyon, Switzerland|
|Alfred Cortot age||142 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jun 15, 1962 (age 84)|
He was a student at the Paris Conservatoire with Émile Descombes and Louis Diémer.
He was a supporter of the Nazis during World War II for reasons that remained unclear given his wife's Jewish ancestry.
His mother was Swiss and his father was French.
He became the first to make electrical recordings of classical music, beginning with Franz Schubert's Litanei and Frederic Chopin's impromptus.