THE GREATS

Musicians, Poets, & More

Vladimir Sofronitsky

Pianist

August 26 is the 59th anniversary of the death of Vladimir Sofronitsky: a great Russian pianist, and an extraordinary musician whose recordings I grew up listening to.

Solomon

PiANIST

August 9 marked the birthday of THE legendary

pianist Solomon

Jacob Glatstein

POET

August 20 marked the birthday of this great, Jewish poet.

Evgeny Svetlanov

conductor

September 6 is the birthday of Evgeny Svetlanov: a great Russian conductor and one of my most favourite musicians. 

Nikolai Myaskovsky

Composer

this year marks the 70th anniversary of the death of the wonderful Russian composer Nikolai Myaskovsky.
 

Shaul Tchernichovsky

POET

August 20 marked the birthday of this great, Jewish poet.

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