Famous Pianists from Russia

List of notable or famous pianists from Russia, with bios and photos, including the top pianists born in Russia and even some popular pianists who immigrated to Russia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Russian pianists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These pianists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known pianist from Russia is included when available.

A factual list, featuring Russian piano players, like Sergei Rachmaninoff and Igor Stravinsky.

This historic pianists from Russia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Russian pianists of note?" and "Who are the most famous pianists from Russia?" These prominent pianists of Russia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Russian pianists.

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    • Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
    Alexei Volodin (Russian: Алексей Володин; born 1977) is a Russian pianist. He was born in St. Petersburg, and began taking piano lessons there at the age of nine. A year later he moved to Moscow, ...more
    • Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
    Alexander Yevgenyevich Kobrin (Александр Кобрин, born 20 March 1980 in Moscow) is a Russian concert pianist and teacher. At age five, he enrolled in the Gnessin Special School of Music in Moscow ...more
    • Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
    Alexander Melnikov may refer to: Alexander Melnikov (pianist) (born 1973), Russian pianist Alexander Melnikov (politician) (1930–2011), Soviet and Russian politician
  • Alexander Scriabin
    Dec. at 43 (1872-1915)
    • Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
    Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin (; Russian: Алекса́ндр Никола́евич Скря́бин [ɐlʲɪˈksandr nʲɪkəˈɫaɪvʲɪtɕ ˈskrʲæbʲɪn]; 6 January 1872 [O.S. 25 December 1871] – 27 April [O.S. 14 April] 1915) was a ...more
    • Birthplace: Yoshkar-Ola, Russia
    Alexandre Moutouzkine is a Russian pianist. He is active through Europe and the USA. Alexandre Moutouzkine burst onto the U.S. concert scene at the age of nineteen, after garnering a Jury ...more
  • Anatoly Nikolayevich Alexandrov
    Dec. at 93 (1888-1982)
    • Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
    Anatoly Nikolayevich Alexandrov (Russian: Анато́лий Никола́евич Алекса́ндров) (May 25, 1888 [O.S. May 13], Moscow – April 16, 1982, Moscow), PAU, was a Russian composer of works for piano and for ...more