Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz (/ˈhɒrəvɪts/; Russian: Владимир Самойлович Горовиц; Ukrainian: Володимир Самійлович Горовиць; Yiddish: וולאדימיר סאַמוילאָוויטש האָראָוויץ; October 1 1903 – November 5, 1989) was an American classical pianist and composer born in the Russian Empire. He was acclaimed for his virtuoso technique, his tone color, and the excitement engendered by his playing. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest pianists of all time.
Vladimir Horowitz: The U. .has been added to your Cart. In 2013, Sony issued a 40CD box containing all of Vladimir Horowitz’s Carnegie Hall concerts that RCA and Columbia recorded, along with some material from earlier recitals that the pianist had recorded for his personal use – performances dating from 1943-1978. Much of the repertoire had been issued over the years in a series of recordings under rather generic titles ( Horowitz in Concert, The Horowitz Concerts and Horowitz on Tour ) which hinted that the material was assembled from various appearances.
Vladimir Horowitz – The Complete Original Jacket Collection is a 70 CD boxed set featuring most of the recordings of the pianist Vladimir Horowitz. The collection contains recordings from 1928 to his final recording session just four days before his death in 1989. Horowitz's recordings for RCA Red Seal and Columbia Masterworks/Sony Classical are included in the set. Recordings that Horowitz made for RCA's European affiliate, HMV, are not included.
Vladimir Horowitz made his . The 1943 live performance of the Tchaikovsky concerto featuring Horowitz and Arturo Toscanini was inducted into the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame in 1998. Best Classical Album. The Horowitz Concerts 1978/79 (Album). 21st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1978). See All Awards for This Year.
Infobox musical artist Name Vladimir Horowitz Landscape Background non vocal instrumentalist Birth name Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz Born birth date1903101 Kiev, Russian Empire Died death date and age19891151903101 New Yor. 23 concerts of eleven different programs in Leningrad alone. On January 2, 1926, Horowitz made his first appearance outside his home country, in Berlin. He later played in Paris, London and New York City.
Portrait of Vladimir Horowitz, captured from the documentary The Last Romantic. In 1986, Horowitz made a return to the Soviet Union to give a series of concerts in Moscow and Leningrad. In the new atmosphere of communication and understanding between the USSR and the USA, these concerts were seen as events of some political, as well as musical, significance. The Moscow concert was recorded and released, entitled Horowitz in Moscow. Vladimir Horowitz died in New York of a heart attack.
Vladimir Horowitz: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist in the Romantic tradition. He was celebrated for his flawless technique and an almost orchestral quality of tone. Be on the lookout for your Britannica newsletter to get trusted stories delivered right to your inbox. More About Vladimir Horowitz. 1 reference found in Britannica articles.