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Izabella Afanas’evna Vengerova

Izabella Vengerova, USSR Pianist.

Background

  • Vengerova, Izabella was born on March 1, 1877 in Minsk.

  • Education

    • Pupil of A. Esipova.

    Career

    • Sister of the literary critic S. Vengerov. Taught at the Petersburg Conservatory, 1907-1921. Professor from 1913. Gave concerts in Russia and abroad.

      Emigrated. Professor at the Curtis Institute, Philadelphia, from 1924. Among her pupils were L. Bernstein, S. Barber and L. Foss.
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    Born March 1, 1877
    Died November 7, 1956
    (aged 79)
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