Isabelle Vengerova


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(b Minsk, 1877; d NY, 1956). Russ.-born pianist and teacher. Taught at St Petersburg Cons. 1906–20 (prof. from 1910). Toured Russ. and Eur. 1920–3. Went to USA 1923. Amer. début Detroit SO 1925. Prof. of pf., Curtis Inst. 1924–56. Aunt of Nicholas Slonimsky.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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