Josef Lhévinne


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(b Orel, 1874; d NY, 1944). Russ. pianist and teacher. Début, Moscow 1889 (Beethoven 5th conc.). Prof. of pf., Moscow Cons. 1902–6. NY début 1906 with Russ. SO. Many world tours. Lived in Ger. 1907–19, settled in USA 1920. Salzburg Fest. 1932. On teaching staff Juilliard Sch. from 1922.

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