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Van Cliburn Foundation

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)

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