Today is Pianist and Conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy’s 83rd Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Russian-Icelandic piano virtuoso and conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy’s 83rd birthday

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Vladimir Ashkenazy Birthday

Today is Russian-Icelandic piano virtuoso and conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy’s 83rd birthday.

A student of Lev Oborin and Boris Zemliansky, Maestro Ashkenazy is a former prize winner at the Chopin, Tchaikovsky and Queen Elisabeth International Piano Competitions.

VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY | CHOPIN | BALLADE NO. 4, OP. 52