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PBS NEWSHOUR

Remembering Van Cliburn, 78, Classical Pianist

  • Aired: 02/27/2013
  • 04:02
  • Rating: E
Van Cliburn first gained worldwide attention when he won the first International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow at 23. Cliburn died at home at the age of 78 after a battle with bone cancer. In 2008, Jeffrey Brown profiled the musician, reflecting on Cliburn's momentous competition and later life.
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