December 5, 2011

Peabody to celebrate life of musicologist Piero Weiss

Atribute to the prominent musicologist and longtime Peabody faculty member Piero Weiss will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11, in Peabody’s Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall.

“A Celebration of the Life of Piero Weiss” will include performances and remarks by students and friends, including Leon Fleisher, Gary Graffman, Seymour Lipkin and Richard Taruskin.

Weiss, who died of pneumonia on Oct. 2, had been a member of the Conservatory faculty since 1985. At the time of his death, he was 83 and still teaching.