David Helfgott

David Helfgott was born on May 19, 1947 in Australia. Concert pianist whose interpretations of Romantic-era composers were controversial. He suffered from schizoaffective disorder.
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Popular As David Helfgott
Occupation Pianist
Age 73 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born May 19, 1947 (Australia)
Birthday May 19
Town/City Australia
Nationality Australia

🌙 Zodiac

David Helfgott’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

David Helfgott was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.

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Concert Pianist whose interpretations of Romantic-era composers were controversial. He suffered from schizoaffective disorder.

Before Fame

He was a six-time winner of the ABC Instrumental and Vocal Competition.


He spent 10 years in the Perth mental hospital, Graylands, after his first marriage fell apart.

Family Life

His father was his first instructor, beginning lessons with him at age five.

Associated With

His life was dramatized in the 1996 Australian film Shine in which he was played by Geoffrey Rush.

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