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Vladimir Samoylovych Horowitz (OS 18 September, NS October 1, 1903 – November 5, 1989)(originates from Kiev,Ukraine) was one of the greatest classical pianists of the last century. His use of colors, technique and the excitement of his playing are thought by many to be unrivalled, and his performances of works as diverse as those of Domenico Scarlatti and Alexander Scriabin were equally legendary. Detractors claim that his output is uniformly mannered (termed Horowitzian), and often too much so to… read more

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  • Avatar for GaboBenitez
    I have absolutely no idea about piano technique, or piano playing, but this man here plays with his soul, no doubt about it
  • Avatar for Ancore
    ukrainian :(
  • Avatar for RimaPhan
    I worship you!
  • Avatar for liquorsetmefree
    he makes me anxious
  • Avatar for edge_of_forever
    "There are three kinds of pianists: Jewish pianists, homosexual pianists, and bad pianists." Happy birthday to Mr. Horowitz :-)
  • Avatar for Sjanyk_San
    tag "russian" ridiculously
  • Avatar for HerrSehrLangsam
    Each time I am listening to Horowitz the same magic catches up... Nothing, no one compares with his music. I am happy (one of my greatest pleasure in life) I was able to see him a couple of times in concert. It was beyond my expectations, just like one night at the 92nd St Y with Menuhin....
  • Avatar for ativke
    Those interpretations of Scarlatti really are miraculous
  • Avatar for RonZol
    Excellent!
  • Avatar for AzeriMetalhead
    Genius

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