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Accomplished pianist Van Cliburn has special ties to Texas. He was raised in Kilgore and profiled by Time magazine as ‘The Texan Who Conquered Russia’ after he won a Russian piano competition during the Cold War. His Van Cliburn Foundation, which aims to foster and showcase extraordinary musical talent, is based in Fort Worth. Here he is pictured receiving the 2010 National Medal of Arts. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sunday Funeral Scheduled For Pianist Van Cliburn

A weekend funeral is scheduled for Van Cliburn, the celebrated pianist whose virtuosity triumphed over the Cold War.

03/01/2013

Accomplished pianist Van Cliburn has special ties to Texas. He was raised in Kilgore and profiled by Time magazine as ‘The Texan Who Conquered Russia’ after he won a Russian piano competition during the Cold War. His Van Cliburn Foundation, which aims to foster and showcase extraordinary musical talent, is based in Fort Worth. (credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Montblanc)

Renowned Pianist Van Cliburn Diagnosed With Cancer

Renowned classical pianist Van Cliburn has been diagnosed with advanced bone cancer.

08/27/2012

Accomplished pianist Van Cliburn has special ties to Texas. He was raised in Kilgore and profiled by Time magazine as ‘The Texan Who Conquered Russia’ after he won a Russian piano competition during the Cold War. His Van Cliburn Foundation, which aims to foster and showcase extraordinary musical talent, is based in Fort Worth. Here he is pictured receiving the 2010 National Medal of Arts. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Pianist Van Cliburn’s Art, Jewels Being Auctioned In NY

Art, jewelry and furnishings collected by the pianist Van Cliburn are being auctioned this spring in New York.

02/23/2012

Armless Pianist Wins Reality Talent Show

A pianist with no arms has won the TV show “China’s Got Talent.”

10/11/2010