Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Born: 1st October 1903, Kiev
Died: 5th November 1989, New York City
Nationality: Ukrainian-born American
Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz was a Russian-born American classical pianist and composer. Considered one of the greatest pianists of all time, he was known for his virtuoso technique, tone color, and the excitement that was engendered by his playing.