Imogen Cooper, CBE (born August 28, 1949) is an English pianist. Born in London, she is the daughter of the musicologist Martin Cooper. She studied piano in London with Kathleen Long, in Paris with Jacques FÃ©vrier and Yvonne LefÃ©bure, and in Vienna with Alfred Brendel, JÃ¶rg Demus and Paul Badura-Skoda. She is particularly known for her interpretations of Schubert and Schumann, but she has also been involved in modern music, giving the premiÃ¨res of works such as Traced Overhead by Thomas AdÃ¨s. As well as performing as soloist she participates in chamber music and lieder, her long-standing partnership with baritone Wolfgang Holzmair being especially notable. She was appointed CBE in the 2007 New Year Honours List.