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Van Cliburn

Van Cliburn
Born: Jul 12, 1934 in Shreveport, LA
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Died: Feb 27, 2013 in Fort Worth, TX
Biography: Pianist Van Cliburn was arguably the most celebrated classical performer of the modern era, renowned for his flawless technical prowess and unparalleled romantic sensibility. Born Harvey Lavan Cliburn, Jr. in Shreveport, Louisiana, on July 12, 1934, he first took up piano at the age of three, learning ...Read full biography
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23
Released: 1958
Label: RCA Victor
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It is here for the first time the listener witnesses the masterful talents of the young pianist Van Cliburn, a native of rural Texas. This record displays his engaging presence and enthralling melodic ...Read full review
My Favorite Chopin
Released: 1961
Label: RCA
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More Van Cliburn albums: Main Albums (6)
Ukrainian pianist and Cliburn winner credits mom
Jun 10, 1:30 AM EST
Ukrainian winner of Cliburn international piano competition credits mom with music success
Ukraine pianist wins Cliburn piano competition
Jun 9, 6:56 PM EST
Ukraine pianist Vadym Kholodenko wins Cliburn international piano competition
Simon & Garfunkel song among those to be preserved
Mar 21, 6:14 AM EST
Simon & Garfunkel song among 25 recordings chosen for preservation at Library of Congress
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