The words written by Kempff on the back of a photo he has given to the parents of Idil:: “Den lieben Eltern meiner liebsten Schülerin Idil, Wilhelm Kempff Ammerland, 12.9.74″ [To the dear parents of my best friend İdil] (Here Kempff says that Idil is his “dearest” student, raising her above all others.After the war Idil was Kempff’s only private student. All the others were participants in the two week Positano courses)