American pianist Van Cliburn, whose 1...

American pianist Van Cliburn, whose 1958 triumph at a Moscow competition impressed world, dies

There are 3 comments on the Brandon Sun story from Feb 27, 2013, titled American pianist Van Cliburn, whose 1958 triumph at a Moscow competition impressed world, dies. In it, Brandon Sun reports that:

Van Cliburn, the internationally celebrated pianist whose triumph at a 1958 Moscow competition helped thaw the Cold War and launched a spectacular career that made him the rare classical musician to enjoy rock star status, has died.

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Sheik Yerbouti

Richmond, IN

#1 Feb 27, 2013
This is a great loss. I remember taking a few master classes from him around 1962-63. I am sorry to see him go. He was unassuming, not stuck up and a real gentleman.

Kenosha, WI

#2 Feb 28, 2013
Van Cliburn was a living god of his time.

Nanjing, China

#4 Feb 28, 2013

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