About Tete Montoliu
Tete Montoliu (March 28, 1933 - August 24, 1997) was a Catalan jazz pianist, whose real name was Vicenç Montoliu i Massana. He was born blind, in the Eixample district of Barcelona, and died in the same city. He was the only son of Vicenç Montoliu (a professional musician) and Àngela Massana, a jazz enthusiast, who encouraged her son to study piano and in 1944 engaged his piano teacher, Petri Palou. Before that, Montoliu had his first piano lessons with Enric Mas at the private school for blind children that he attended from 1939–1944. Read more about Tete Montoliu on Last.fm.