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pianist

Lazar Berman, Russian pianist. Achievements include winning 1st prize International Youth Festival, E. Berlin, 1951; 4th place Queen Elisabeth of Belgium contest, Brussels, 1951. Member Philharmonic Society Moscow, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics-Belgium Friendship Society (a founder).

Background

Berman, Lazar was born on February 26, 1930 in Leningrad, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Son of Naum and Anna (Makower) Berman.

Education

Graduate, Moscow Conservatory, 1953;student master classes, Moscow Conservatory, 1953-1957.

Achievements

  • Achievements include winning 1st prize International Youth Festival, E. Berlin, 1951. 4th place Queen Elisabeth of Belgium contest, Brussels, 1951.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Concert debut, 1934, orchestra debut, Moscow Philharmonic, 1940. Professional concert pianist, 1957–2005, United States debut, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, also American Orchestra, 1976, Carnegie Hall debut with, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, 1976

    • recording artist.

Membership

Member Philharmonic Society Moscow, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics-Belgium Friendship Society (a founder).

Connections

Married Valentina, December 28, 1968. 1 son, Pavel.

father:
Naum Berman

mother:
Anna (Makower) Berman

spouse:
Valentina