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Izabella Afanas’evna Vengerova

pianist

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.