The resultant 'Best Loved Gems of Piano Music' was then supposed to be played by one pianist - and so Paul Procopolis was born. I can't claim to have invented him, but I certainly helped his career. I'd noticed that EMI were putting a little text box containing biographical details of their artists on their sleeves, so I thought I'd do one on our Paul. Born in Athens in 1934, studied with Nadia Boulanger in Paris (well, didn't we all?) didn't tour much but lived and taught in Greece etc etc. Robin O'Connor.
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It is loaded with some of the world's best piano music. It can be relaxing, but also is loaded with inspiration, beauty and other uplifting payoffs.
The name Paul Procopolis was used to reissue recordings by the pianist Sergio Fiorentino, including the complete Chopin waltzes, extracts from Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, and works by Liszt.
Although best known as a concert pianist and recording artist, Ferber had a brief association with the theatre and the cinema, conducting theatre orchestras during the 1940s for productions such as The Beggar's Opera. A little later he appeared as pianist in the Brian Hurst film The Mark of Cain (1947) and composed scores for two films, The Hangman Waits (1947) and Death in the Hand (1948), both directed by the Australian, Albert Barr-Smith . Saga also issued an LP of his recordings of "The World's Best Loved Piano Music" pseudonymously under the name of Paul Procopolis, a non-existent pianist.