Horowitz the eminent pianist who was called "Listz
of XX-th century", was born in Kyiv on October
1,1903. Vladimir Horowitz entered Kyiv Music College
in 1913. He studied in classes of V.Pukhalsky, S.Tarnovsky,
and F.Blumenfield. After graduation of Kyiv Conservatory
in 1925 he made brilliant concert tours around Europe,
and in 1928 Vladimir Horowitz moved to the United States
where he continued to live for the rest of his life.
Vladimir Horowitz, a prominent graduate of the R.M.Glier
Higher Musical College, was honored by UNESCO in 1995,
the 100th year after his birth. The same year, the first
International Competition for Young Pianists in Memory
of Vladimir Horowitz took place. More...