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Russian pianist

Gilels studied at the Odessa Conservatory, winning prizes in Moscow, Vienna and Brussels before his career was interrupted by the war. From 1947 he was able to travel abroad, making his New York debut in 1955 and his London debut in 1959. He played large-scale Romantic works, but was also a delicate Mozartian.

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