Quotes by Van Cliburn

About Van Cliburn:

Harvey Lavan "Van" Cliburn, Jr., was an American pianist who achieved worldwide recognition in 1958, at the age of 23, when he won the first quadrennial International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow at the height of the Cold War.

Author Bio

  • NameVan Cliburn
  • DescriptionAmerican pianist
  • AliasesHarvey Lavan Cliburn, Jr.
  • BornJuly 12, 1934
  • DiedFebruary 27, 2013
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPianist; Musician
  • AwardsNational Medal Of Arts; Presidential Medal Of Freedom; Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award; Charles E. Lutton Man Of Music Award