Bella Davidovich

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Birthday
16, 1928
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
16, 1928 (age 90)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Masterful pianist who became one of the few women allowed into Russian cultural life by the Soviet Union.

Before Fame

She started her studies at the Moscow Conservatory when she was 18.

Trivia

She began teaching at Juilliard in 1982 after immigrating to the United States in 1978.

Family Life

She married violinist Julian Sitkovetsky, and together they had a son, Dmitry Sitkovetsky. Dmitri would become a conductor and violinist.

Associated With

She tied for first prize at the 1949 International Frederic Chopin Piano Competition with Halina Czerny-Stefańska.