Van Cliburn

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Van Cliburn's Musical Diplomacy Eases Tense U.S.-Soviet Relationship

Wednesday, August 22, 2012


Fifty-five years ago this week, Van Cliburn was feted in New York City for his gold medal at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Russia. Our sister station WNYC covered the young Texan's triumphant return.

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Van Cliburn Parade

Tuesday, May 20, 1958

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

WNYC announcer describes the parade festivities in front of City Hall honoring Van Cliburn, who has just given a concert at Carnegie Hall after winning a piano the International Tchaikovsky Award ...