Ivo Pogorelich

(b. 1958)

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(b Belgrade, 1958).

Serbian pianist, son of db. player. Won Casagrande competition at Terni 1978 and 1st prize in Montreal int. comp. 1980. His failure to reach the final rounds of the 1980 Int. Chopin Comp. in Warsaw led to resignation from the jury of Martha Argerich and to the launching of his career. NY and London débuts 1981. Salzburg Fest. 1983. Settled in Eng. 1982.

Subjects: Music.

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