Famous Ukrainian Pianists

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Sergei Prokofiev
(Composer and pianist)
Sergei Prokofiev
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Birthdate: April 23, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Krasne, Ukraine
Died: March 5, 1953

Sergei Prokofiev was a Russian Soviet pianist, composer, and conductor. Renowned for creating masterpieces across various genres, Prokofiev is widely considered one of the 20th century's major composers. Many other composers like Arthur Honegger have called Prokofiev the greatest contemporary musician of all time. An open pianists' competition, which is held every year in Ukraine, is named after Sergei Prokofiev.

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Vladimir Horowitz
(Classical pianist)
Vladimir Horowitz
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Birthdate: October 1, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: November 5, 1989
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Emil Gilels
(One of the Greatest Pianists Of All Time)
Emil Gilels
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Birthdate: October 19, 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine
Died: October 14, 1985
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Valentina Lisitsa
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Birthdate: March 25, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
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Anna Fedorova
(Pianist)
Anna Fedorova
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Birthdate: February 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, Soviet Union
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Shura Cherkassky
(Classical pianist)
Shura Cherkassky
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Birthdate: October 7, 1909
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine
Died: December 27, 1995
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Nikolai Kapustin
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Birthdate: November 22, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Horlivka, Ukraine
Died: July 2, 2020
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Viktoriya Yermolyeva
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Birthdate: November 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
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Rosina Lhevinne
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Birthdate: March 29, 1880
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kyiv
Died: November 9, 1976
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Benno Moiseiwitsch
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Birthdate: February 22, 1890
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine
Died: April 9, 1963
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Mieczyslaw Horszowski
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Birthdate: June 23, 1892
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine
Died: May 22, 1993

Polish pianist Mieczyslaw Horszowski was introduced to the piano by his pianist mother. A child prodigy, he had already mastered Bach by age 6. He later moved to the US, where he played with the NBC Symphony Orchestra and also performed twice at the White House.

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Irina Zaritskaya
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Birthdate: May 2, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kyiv
Died: July 30, 2001
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Rada Lysenko
(Pianist)
Rada Lysenko
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Birthdate: July 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Khorol, Ukraine
Died: January 11, 2021