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Heather Slade-Lipkin, 26 March 1947 – 16 October 2017,was an English pianist, harpsichordist and teacher.
Heather Slade-Lipkin was born into a musical family from Hoylake, Wirral, and by the age of six had already begun formal piano lessons. She was soon winning many first Prizes at music festivals. She studied under Gordon Green, Clifton Helliwell, Kenneth Gilbert and Huguette Dreyfus.
She served as piano lecturer at RNCM and visiting professor of piano at Chetham's School of Music. She won first prizes at the National Piano Competition and the National Harpsichord Competition, and was a finalist in the Paris International Fortepiano Competition. She appeared as a soloist for the CBSO and the BBC.