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Vladimir Horowitz

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noun

  1. Russian concert pianist who was a leading international virtuoso (1904-1989)

Person

Who is Vladimir Horowitz?

Vladimir Horowitz: Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz was a Russian-born American classical pianist and composer. His technique, use of tone color and the excitement of his playing were considered legendary. He is widely considered one of the greatest pianists of all time.

  • also known as Владимир Самойлович Горовиц; Horowitz, Vladimir; Horowitz; Володимир Самійлович Горовиць; Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz; Vladimir Samoylovich Gorowitz; Volodya
  • born on (112 years ago) in Kiev, child of Simeon Horowitz and Sophie Horowitz
  • ethnicity: Jewish people
  • nationality: United States of America, Russian Empire
  • education: Kiev Conservatory, graduated in
  • profession: Pianist, teacher, composer
  • Marriage with Wanda Toscanini Horowitz between and (55 years and 11 months)
  • died on (26 years ago) in New York City of myocardial infarction
  • buried in Cimitero Monumentale di Milano
  • genre: Classical music
  • albums: "Favorite Encores", "The First Recordings: Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto no. 3", "The Recordings 1930-1951", "Horowitz plays Prokofiev / Barber / Kabalevsky: Sonatas", "Horowitz: The Last Romantic", "Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 48: Vladimir Horowitz II", "A Tribute to Vladimir Horowitz: Highlights from the Carnegie Hall Concerts", "Discovered Treasures", "The Essential Vladimir Horowitz", "The Complete Masterworks Recordings, Volume 9: Late Russian Romatics", "Horowitz", "The Complete Masterworks Recordings, Volume 8: The Romantic & Impressionist Era", "Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 47: Vladimir Horowitz I", "The Best of Horowitz (Vladimir Horowitz)", "Horowitz at the Met", "Horowitz in Concert, 1967-1968", "Horowitz in Moscow", "Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon", "Horowitz in London", "Horowitz at Home", "The Indispensable", "The Legendary Berlin Concert 18th May 1986", "Vladimir Horowitz: The Complete Original Jacket Collection", "Vladimir Horowitz reDiscovered: Carnegie Hall Recital November 16, 1975", "The Complete Masterworks Recordings, Volume 1", "The Complete Masterworks Recordings, Volume 7", "Horowitz - The Beloved Piano" (disc 2), "Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 49: Vladimir Horowitz III", "Columbia Records Presents Vladimir Horowitz", "Concert of the Century", "Horowitz At Carnegie Hall - An Historic Return", "The Sound Of Horowitz", "Horowitz Recital", "Horowitz Plays Liszt", "The solo European recordings 1930-36 Volume 2", "The Private Collection, Volume 2", "Piano Concerto No. 3 / Piano Sonata No. 2", "Horowitz Plays Scriabin", "Vladimir Horowitz: The Virtuoso", "The Last Recording", "Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 3 / Beethoven: “Moonlight” Sonata", "Portrait of Vladimir Horowitz", "Legendary RCA Recordings", "Historical Recordings 1932-1934", "Horowitz plays Sergei Rachmaninoff", "Horowitz plays Schumann", "Chopin Piano Music", "The Original Jacket Collection", "A Reminiscence"
  • filmography: "The Last Romantic"
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Classical Album - "Columbia Records Presents Vladimir Horowitz"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "Columbia Records Presents Vladimir Horowitz"
      • Grammy Award for Best Classical Album - "Columbia Records Presents Vladimir Horowitz" (Artist)
      • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "Columbia Records Presents Vladimir Horowitz" (Artist)
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "The Sound Of Horowitz"
      • Grammy Award for Best Classical Album - "A Tribute to Vladimir Horowitz: Highlights from the Carnegie Hall Concerts"
      • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "The Sound Of Horowitz"
      • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "Vladimir Horowitz Plays Beethoven, Debussy, Chopin"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Classical Album - "Horowitz At Carnegie Hall - An Historic Return", with Thomas Frost
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "Horowitz At Carnegie Hall - An Historic Return"
      • Grammy Award for Best Classical Album - "Horowitz At Carnegie Hall - An Historic Return", with Thomas Frost
      • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "Horowitz At Carnegie Hall - An Historic Return" (Artist)
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Classical Performance – Instrumental Soloist or Soloists - "Horowitz in Concert, 1967-1968"
      • Grammy Award for Best Classical Performance – Instrumental Soloist or Soloists - "Horowitz in Concert, 1967-1968" (Artist)
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Classical Performance – Instrumental Soloist or Soloists - "Horowitz On Television (Chopin, Scriabin, Scarlatti, Horowitz)"
      • Grammy Award for Best Classical Performance – Instrumental Soloist or Soloists - "Horowitz On Television (Chopin, Scriabin, Scarlatti, Horowitz)" (Artist)
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Or Musical Program - "Vladimir Horowitz: A Television Concert at Carnegie Hall", with Roger Englander
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Classical Album - "Horowitz Plays Rachmaninoff (Full track details)", with Richard Killough & Thomas Frost
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "Horowitz Plays Rachmaninoff (Full track details)"
      • Grammy Award for Best Classical Album - "Horowitz Plays Rachmaninoff (Full track details)" (Artist, Producers), with Richard Killough & Thomas Frost
      • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "Horowitz Plays Rachmaninoff (Full track details)" (Artist)
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "Horowitz plays Chopin"
      • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "Horowitz plays Chopin" (Artist)
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "Horowitz plays Scriabin"
      • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "Horowitz plays Scriabin" (Artist)
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "Horowitz Concerts 1975/76"
      • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "Horowitz Concerts 1975/76" (Artist)
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra) - "Vladimir Horowitz: The Complete Original Jacket Collection"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "Vladimir Horowitz: The Complete Original Jacket Collection"
      • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra) - "Vladimir Horowitz: The Complete Original Jacket Collection" (Artist)
      • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "Vladimir Horowitz: The Complete Original Jacket Collection" (Artist)
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "The Horowitz Concerts 1978/79"
      • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "The Horowitz Concerts 1978/79" (Artist)
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Classical Performance – Instrumental Soloist or Soloists - "The Horowitz Concerts 1979/80" (Without Orchestra)
      • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "The Horowitz Concerts 1979/80" (Soloist)
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Classical Program - Performing Arts - "Horowitz in London: A Royal Concert", with John Vernon & Peter Gelb
      • Wolf Prize in Arts (music - for his outstanding contribution to the art of musical interpretation, and especially his musicalization of pianism.)
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Classical Album - "Horowitz - The Studio Recordings, New York 1985", with Thomas Frost
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Classical Performance – Instrumental Soloist or Soloists - "The Studio Recordings, New York 1985"
      • Presidential Medal of Freedom
      • Grammy Award for Best Classical Album - "Horowitz - The Studio Recordings, New York 1985" (artist, producer), with Thomas Frost
      • Grammy Award for Best Classical Performance – Instrumental Soloist or Soloists - "The Studio Recordings, New York 1985" (artist)
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Classical Album - "Horowitz in Moscow" (Artist, Producer), with Thomas Frost
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "Horowitz in Moscow"
      • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Classical Program - Performing Arts - "The Last Romantic", with Susan Froemke & Peter Gelb
      • Grammy Award for Best Classical Album - "Horowitz in Moscow" (Artist, Producer), with Thomas Frost
      • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "Horowitz in Moscow"
      • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Classical Program - Performing Arts - "The Last Romantic", with Peter Gelb & Susan Froemke
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra) - "Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23"
      • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra) - "Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23" (Artist)
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "The Last Recording"
      • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "The Last Recording" (Artist)
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "Discovered Treasures"
      • Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) - "Discovered Treasures"
      • Grammy Hall of Fame Award - "Horowitz At Carnegie Hall - An Historic Return"
      • Grammy Hall of Fame Award - "Tchaikovsky: Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor for piano and orchestra (live performance)", with NBC Symphony Orchestra & Arturo Toscanini
      • Grammy Hall of Fame Award - "Mussorgsky: Pictures At An Exhibition"
      • Grammy Hall of Fame Award - "Golden Jubilee Concert: Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 3", with Eugene Ormandy
      • Grammy Hall of Fame Award - "Liszt: Sonata"

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Recorded Sound (2004)

by Frank Hoffmann

A Tribute to Vladimir Horowitz (CBS 45829; ...

Google previewA Pianist's Dictionary (2009)

Reflections on a Life by Alan Hersh

once heard a colleague say, in a deprecating manner, that anything played by the great Russian virtuoso Vladimir Horowitz always became Horowitz – Chopin; Horowitz – Liszt; Horowitz – Scriabin. This criticism implied that somehow ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History (2013)

by Joan Shelley Rubin, Paul S. Boyer, Professor Scott E. Casper

Such phenomenal immigrant Russians as the pianist Vladimir Horowitz and the violinist Jascha Heifetz were fervently embraced and celebrated. Such inspired proponents of the Germanic tradition as the pianists Artur Schnabel and Rudolf ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

Virgin Islands Virtuoso Vladimir pianist Vladimir Horowitz (1903– 1989) Viscount Vickers transport aircraft Viscountess Beaconsfield Mary Anne Disraeli ( Mrs Benjamin Disraeli) Viscount Melbourne William Lamb (former Prime Minister of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes (2013)

by Richard Kostelanetz

Vladimir Horowitz, piano. New York: RCA Red Seal; Piano Music. Rec. by the composer, Samuel Feinberg, Alexander Goldenweiser, Neinrich description was finally pretentious, as geographical terms usually are in art, in this case capitalizing ...

Google previewDictionary of World Biography (2017)

Fourth edition by Barry Jones

The writers Heinrich Heine, Ernest Hemingway, Hermann Hesse, Homer, Horace and Victor Hugo were absent, as well as violinist Jascha Heifetz and pianist Vladimir Horowitz, Herodotus, Jan Hus and Holbein. Confucius and Goya had ...

Google previewThe Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film (2013)

by Ian Aitken

Levine; rock musicians, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones; classical musicians, Leonard Bernstein, Vladimir Horowitz, Jessye ...

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My future is in my past and my past is my present. I must now make the present my future. (Vladimir Horowitz)
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