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Baruch Arnon (born 8 July 1940) is a Jewish American classical pianist and renowned music teacher. Arnon was born in Novi Sad, now part of Serbia. He is currently a professor at the Juilliard School in New York City and has previously taught music at the Israel Academy of Music in Tel Aviv and Musica de Camera.


Arnon began his music studies at an early age and studied piano with Ilona Vincze-Kraus at the Israel Academy of Music. By 1959 he was taking master classes under Edward Steuermann. In 1962 he was studying at the Juilliard School with Irwin Freundlich and earned his B.M. Studying under Bernard Wagenaar and Jacob Druckman, he earned his M.S. in 1965.

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Between 1960 and 1962 Arnon taught piano at the Israel Academy of Music. In 1972 he became the artistic director of the Musica da Camera, a position he held until 1980. In 1971 he began teaching at the Juilliard School. He has been teaching piano literature and graduate studies there since 1991 and became a professor of chamber music in 2001.

He currently lives in New York and teaches there.


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