Monday, June 9, 2008

Horowitz, Vladimir


(1903-1989), Russian pianist, studied at the Kiev Conservatory, debut in Kiev, 1921, and in 1923 he gave 70 concerts in Russia. Debut in New York, 1928, with New York Philharmonic, he married Toscanini's daughter, Wanda. He stopped concertizing in 1936, then returned to perform in 1965 at Carneige Hall. Throughout his career he was for many the personification of the virtuoso

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