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Pianist Van Cliburn dies at age 78
Posted on Wed, Feb 27, 2013
Van Cliburn, the internationally celebrated pianist whose triumph at a 1958 Moscow competition helped thaw the Cold War and launched a spectacular career that made him the rare classical musician to enjoy rock-star status, died Wednesday after a fight with bone cancer. He was 78.
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Van Cliburn, 1934-2013
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