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Vladimir Horowitz

Vladimir HorowitzBorn: 1-Oct-1903
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine
Died: 5-Nov-1989
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Cimitero Monumentale, Milan, Italy

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Pianist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Virtuoso pianist

Father: Simeon Horowitz (electrical engineer)
Mother: Sophie Bodik
Sister: Regina
Brother: Georg
Wife: Wanda Toscanini (dau. of Arturo Toscanini, m. 17-Dec-1933, until his death, one daughter)
Daughter: Sonia

    Conservatory: Kiev Conservatory (1912-19)

    Grammy (multiple)
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1680 Vine Street (recordings)
    Wolf Prize in Arts 1982 (with Olivier Messiaen and Josef Tal)
    National Medal of Arts 1989 (posthumous)
    Appendectomy 1935
    Naturalized US Citizen 14-Dec-1945
    Shock Treatment
    Traveled to the USSR Apr-1986
    Risk Factors: Tonsillitis



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