Victor Babin Edit Profile
Student State Conservatory, Riga, Latvia, 1921-1927, Berliner Hochschule fur Musik, Berlin, Germany, 1928-1931. A.F.D., U. New Mexico, 1961.
Came to the United States, 1937, naturalized, 1944. Appeared on concert stage, Europe, 1928-1937. American debut as two-piano team with Vitya Vronsky, New York City, 1937.
Transcontinental concert tour American, 1937-1973. Soloist symphony orchs., appeared radio and television. Member Aspen (Colorado) Festival, 1949-1973, director Aspen Institute Music, 1952-1954.
Member Festival Quartet (with Goldberg, Primrose, Graudan), 1956-1962. Director Cleveland Institute Music, 1961-1973. Chairman Tanglewood Institute Berkshire Music Center, Lenox, Massachusetts, 1965-1967.
Served with Army of the United States, World World War World War II. Member American Guild Musical Artists, A.S.C.A.P., Pi Kappa Lambda.
Married Vitya Vronsky, August 31, 1933.