Van Cliburn

Van Cliburn

Harvey Lavan "Van" Cliburn Jr. , was an American pianist who achieved worldwide recognition in 1958, at the age of 23, when he won the inaugural quadrennial International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow at the height of the Cold War. Wikipedia*

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Van Cliburn has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1996 Statement.

Appearances by Title:c. February 1, 1996 - Present Entertainer Videos: 1

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