The Non-Existent Virtuoso Caught by CD Lookup

Gramophone magazine reports that an English pianist named Joyce Hatto became an underground sensation in the classical music world. Her recordings, all of which were produced by her husband, William Barrington-Coupe, on his tiny, private Concert Artist record label, seemed to span an almost-impossible repertoire. But when someone popped in one of her CDs into his computer, the automatic CD-lookup function identified it as a previously-released CD by someone completely different. It gets even stranger from there…

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