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About Vladimir Horowitz
Vladimir Horowitz was a Russian-American classical pianist and composer. He started taking piano lessons at the prestigious Kyiv Conservatory when he was just 12 years old and eight years later, he performed his first solo recital.
Following his recital tours in Russia, he moved to Berlin, Germany in December 1925 thus beginning his domination of the west. He performed extensively in Europe and the United States. His live performance recordings for the record labels Columbia, RCA and Deutsche Grammophon remain very popular.
He was raised as the last of four children born to Sophia Bodik and Samuil Horowitz, an electrical engineer and electric motor distributor. He became the son-in-law of Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini through his 1933 marriage to his daughter, Wanda. They had one daughter together named Sonia.
He was the recipient of over 20 Grammy Awards, including one for Lifetime Achievement. He is a Gramophone Hall of Fame inductee.
He died from a heart attack on November 5, 1989.
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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
F.A.Q. about Vladimir Horowitz
When is his birthday?
Vladimir Horowitz's birthday is on October 1, 1903.
In how many days is his birthday?
Volodymyr's birthday is in 345 days
How old was Volodymyr when he died?
He was 86 years old.
When did he die?
He died in November 5, 1989.
How old would he be today?
Vladimir Horowitz would be 118 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Volodymyr from?
He was born in Berdychiv or Kiev, Russian Empire.
Vladimir Horowitz's Popularity
Vladimir Horowitz was a famous Ukrainian-American pianist, who was born on October 1, 1903. As a person born on this date, Vladimir Horowitz is listed in our database as the 53rd most popular celebrity for the day (October 1) and the 18th most popular for the year (1903).
People born on October 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Vladimir Horowitz is the 1427th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Vladimir Horowitz's birthday, Vladimir Horowitz is the 5th most famous Ukrainian-American.
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