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 listed (or ranked) 1 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
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 ...more

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Adam Harasiewicz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
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 ...more

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Edward Auer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Edward Auer 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, ...more

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Alexander Uninsky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Alexander Uninsky was a Russian-American classical pianist.

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Philippe Giusiano is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
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 ...more

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Alexei Sultanov is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Alexei Sultanov was a Russian classical pianist of Uzbek origin.

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Rafał Blechacz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
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 ...more

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Bella Davidovich is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
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 ...more

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Bolesław Kon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
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 ...more

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Colleen Lee is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
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.

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Dang Thai Son is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
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 ...more

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Dong-Hyek Lim is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
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 ...more

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Dong-Min Lim is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
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 ...more

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Fou Ts'ong is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Fou Ts'ong or Fu Cong is a Chinese pianist.

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Gabriela Montero is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
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 ...more

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Garrick Ohlsson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
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 ...more

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Grigory Romanovich Ginzburg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Grigory Romanovich Ginzburg was a Jewish-born, Russian pianist.

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Halina Czerny-Stefańska is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
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, ...more

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Hiroko Nakamura is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
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 ...more

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Ingrid Fliter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
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 ...more

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Jean-Marc Luisada is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Jean-Marc Luisada is a Jewish-French pianist born in Bizerte, Tunisia. He started on the piano at six years old, "the normal age". At the age of 16 he began studies at the ...more

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Kevin Kenner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Kevin Kenner Kevin Kenner is an American concert pianist.

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Krystian Zimerman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Krystian Zimerman is a Polish classical pianist who has been hailed as one of the finest living pianists.

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Lance Dossor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Lance Dossor was a British-born concert pianist and teacher who emigrated to Australia. He was born Harry Lancelot Dossor in Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom, the third child of a jeweller who ...more

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Leonid Sagalov is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Leonid Sagalov Leonid Sagalov was a Soviet pianist. His fine performance in the II Fryderik Chopin Competition, which earned him the 6th prize, paved the way for a concert career abroad, but he shortly ...more

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Louis Kentner is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Louis Kentner was a Hungarian, later British, pianist who excelled in the works of Chopin and Liszt, as well as the Hungarian repertoire.

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Martha Argerich is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Martha Argerich is an Argentine pianist, considered one of the greatest pianists of the second half of the 20th century.

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Maurizio Pollini is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Maurizio Pollini is an Italian classical pianist.

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Ming-Qiang Li is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Ming-Qiang Li Li Ming-Qiang - is a Chinese classical pianist. He studied under Alfred Wittenberg and Tatiana Kravchenko, and as a young pianist in the late 1950s and early 1960s won awards at several Eastern ...more

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Mitsuko Uchida is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Dame Mitsuko Uchida, DBE, born 20 December 1948, is a Japanese naturalised-British classical pianist. She has appeared with most of the world's foremost orchestras, recorded a wide repertory ...more

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Piotr Paleczny is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Piotr Paleczny is a Polish classical pianist, winner of the 3rd prize of the International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition in 1970. He was the member of the jury at The Sendai International ...more

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Ryszard Bakst is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Ryszard Bakst was a Polish pianist and distinguished piano teacher. Bakst was a descendant of the Russian artist Léon Bakst. His teachers were initially his mother and pianist ...more

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Sa Chen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Sa Chen is a Chinese pianist. She won first prize in the 1994 China International Piano Competition and fourth place in the 2000 International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition and a prize in ...more

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Stanislav Bunin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Stanislav Stanislavovich Bunin is a Russian-born pianist. He was born in Moscow in 1966 into an established European musical family which included his grandfather Heinrich Neuhaus, his ...more

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Stanisław Szpinalski is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Stanisław Szpinalski Stanisław Szpinalski was a Polish pianist. Born and trained in Russia, he would return to his homeland as it was reconstituted. Once he finished his studies in the Warsaw Conservatory he spent ...more

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Vladimir Ashkenazy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazy is a Russian-born pianist and conductor of Icelandic and Swiss citizenship.

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Witold Małcużyński is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Witold Małcużyński was a distinguished Polish pianist who specialized in the works of Frédéric Chopin. His playing was marked by great passion and poetry.

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Лев Николаевич Оборин is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Lev Nikolayevich Oborin was a Russian pianist. He was the winner of the first International Chopin Piano Competition in 1927. The family moved a lot during his early childhood. When they settled ...more

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Yakov Zak is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Yakov Izrailevich Zak, Jiakov Israilevič Sak; Odessa, 20 November [O.S. 7 November] 1913 – Moscow, 28 June 1976 was a Soviet pianist and teacher of Jewish extraction. Born in Odessa, Zak studied ...more

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Li Yundi is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list International Frederick Chopin Piano Competition Winners List
Li Yundi is a Chinese classical pianist. He is also popularly known as Yundi and formerly Yundi Li. Born in Chongqing, Li is most well known for being the youngest pianist to win the ...more