International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List Award Winners

International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List

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List of International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition winners from every year the award has been given out. All International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition award are listed along with photos for every International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition winners of all time. Anybody who won the International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition, so most of the famous International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may want to copy this factual list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share with your friends. The list you're viewing has a variety of items, like Louis Kentner and Halina Czerny-Stefańska, in it. (40 items)


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    Alexander Kobrin is a Russian pianist. At age five, he enrolled in the Gnessin Special School of Music in Moscow where his primary teacher was Tatiana Zelikman. When he turned eighteen, he enrolled at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, as a student of the legendary teacher, Lev Naumov, and he holds a ...more

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    Adam Harasiewicz

    Adam Harasiewicz is a Polish classical concert pianist. Harasiewicz was born in Chodziez, Poland. After studying violin for two months, at the age of 10 he began piano study, and at age 15 he obtained first prize in a contest at Rzeszów. At 18 he entered the State Higher School of Music in Kraków where ...more

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    Edward Auer

    Edward Auer
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    Edward Auer is an American classical pianist. In 1965, he became the first American to prize in the International Chopin Piano Competition. Due to his frequent and subsequent touring in Poland, Mr. Auer is recognized worldwide as one of the leading interpreters of Frédéric Chopin. Auer has also ...more

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    Alexander Uninsky was a Russian-American classical pianist.more

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    Philippe Giusiano

    Philippe Giusiano is a French classical pianist. In 1990 he took part at the XII Fryderyk Chopin Competition, where he obtained an Honourable Mention. Five years later Giusiano took part in the XIII competition and made it to the finals along with Alexei Sultanov and Gabriela Montero. With the 1st prize ...more

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    Alexei Sultanov was a Russian classical pianist of Uzbek origin.more

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    Rafał Blechacz

    Rafał Blechacz
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    Rafał Blechacz is a Polish classical pianist. Blechacz began piano lessons at the age of five, and enrolled in the National Arthur Rubinstein Music School in Bydgoszcz three years later. In May 2007, he graduated from the Feliks Nowowiejski Music Academy in Bydgoszcz with professor Katarzyna ...more

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    Bella Mikhaylovna Davidovich is a Jewish Soviet-born American pianist. Davidovich was born in Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, into a family of musicians and began studying piano when she was six. Three years later, she was the soloist for a performance of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1. In 1939, she moved to ...more

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    Bolesław Kon

    Bolesław Kon was a Polish concert pianist who won international acclaim in his brief career. Kon was born into a poor Jewish family in Warsaw. He began his piano training aged about 10, at the Moscow Conservatory under Konstantin Igumnov. In 1924 he returned to Poland and continued his studies, first at ...more

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    Colleen Lee

    Colleen Lee Ka-ling is a Hong Kong pianist who won the 6th place prize in the 15th International Frederic Chopin Piano Competition in 2005.more

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    Đặng Thái Sơn is a Vietnamese classical pianist. He was the Gold Medalist of the Tenth International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland in 1980. It was the first time that a top international competition was won by an Asian pianist. Dang Thai Son has received particular acclaim for the sonority ...more

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    Dong-Hyek Lim is a South Korean classical pianist. Lim has previously studied with Arie Vardi at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hanover and received the Samsung Culture Scholarship and the Ezoe Scholarship. He currently studies with Emanuel Ax at the Juilliard School.more

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    Dong-Min Lim is a South Korean classical pianist. He and his brother Dong-Hyek Lim won third prize at the 2005 International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. Dong Min Lim studied at the Moscow Conservatory, at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover and at Mannes College The ...more

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    Fou Ts'ong or Fu Cong is a Chinese pianist.more

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    Gabriela Montero is a Venezuelan-American pianist, known in particular for her real-time improvisation of complex musical pieces made "on the fly" on themes suggested by her audience and other sources, as well as for performances of standard classical repertoire.more

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    Garrick Ohlsson is an American classical pianist. Ohlsson was the first American to win first prize in the International Frédéric Chopin Piano Competition, in 1970. He also won first prize at the Busoni Competition in Italy and the Montreal Piano Competition in Canada. Ohlsson was awarded the Avery ...more

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    Grigory Romanovich Ginzburg

    Grigory Romanovich Ginzburg was a Jewish-born, Russian pianist.more

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    Halina Czerny-Stefańska

    Halina Czerny-Stefańska was a Polish pianist. She studied piano under her father, Stanisław Szwarcenberg-Czerny, as well as with Alfred Cortot at the École Normale de Musique in Paris, and later with Józef Turczyński and Zbigniew Drzewiecki in Warsaw. She was a joint First Prize winner at the ...more

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    Hiroko Nakamura

    Hiroko Nakamura is a Japanese pianist. She is the youngest, and the fourth Japanese prizewinner at the 7th International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition. As her career in Europe, America, and a guest-judge of the major piano competitions, she is considered one of the most advanced and well-known ...more

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    Íngrid Fliter is an Argentinian pianist. She began her formal piano studies with Elizabeth Westerkamp. Her first public appearance in recital was at age 11, and she made her concerto debut at the Teatro Colón at age 16. In 1992, on the advice of Martha Argerich, Fliter moved to Europe, and continued her ...more

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