Andre Watts Obituary, Death – I am still in disbelief and inconsolable mourning after learning of the passing of the iconic Andre Watts. I went to a performance that he delivered with the Wichita Symphony orchestra when I was a lot younger person. Even now, I can vividly recall hearing him. My best guess is that he played the Brahms concerto in flat major on the instrument. On top of that, he was a close friend of the teacher I had in New York City at the time.
An exceptionally talented and creative individual who will be sorely missed!André Watts was one of the most incredible pianists of our time, and he passed away not too long ago. It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to him because he is no longer with us. Watts was a great master whose incredible talent and charming stage presence captured the hearts of listeners all around the world. As a result, he has made an indelible mark on the world of classical music and will be remembered as such forever.
Watts joined the teaching staff at the Jacobs School of Music in the year 2004, when he was hired there. At the time, he was celebrated as a musical prodigy and a piano celebrity all over the world. He was also highly considered as a legendary statesman of the art form. More than six decades have passed since he began working in the entertainment sector. “André Watts was a treasured and beloved musician, teacher, colleague, and friend to so very many people,” commented Abra Bush, David Henry Jacobs Bicentennial Dean. “He will be greatly missed by so very many,” “André Watts was a friend to a very significant number of people,” His presence at the Jacobs School of Music, which was renowned for its beauty and elegance, will be dearly missed by everyone who were fortunate enough to study there.