Anatole Kitain

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Birthday
17, 1903
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jul 30, 1980 (76)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
17, 1903
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jul 30, 1980 (76)

About

Classical pianist whose masterful technique and musicality only started to be appreciated after his death.

Before Fame

He and his family escaped from Russia in 1923.

Trivia

He studied privately with Felix Blumenfeld.

Family Life

He was born into a family of professional musicians: two of his brothers were violinists, while a third was a pianist.

Associated With

He had moderate success during his career, but history left him to live in the shadow of Kiev Conservatory classmate Vladimir Horowitz.