Grigory Ginzburg

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Birthday
29, 1904
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Dec 5, 1961 (57)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
29, 1904
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Dec 5, 1961 (57)

About

Eclectic musician who was regarded as one of the Soviet Union's greatest musicians. He perfected the art of transcription.

Before Fame

He won fourth prize at the 1927 International Frederic Chopin Competition.

Trivia

He became a sought-after educator whose many students included such well-known musicians as Gleb Axelrod, Sergei Dorensky, Regina Shamvili, and Sulamita Aronovsky.

Family Life

His mother was his first piano teacher.

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He was accepted into Moscow Conservatory as one of Alexander Goldenweiser's students.

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