Emil Gilels bio

Birth Name: Emil Gilels

Occupation: Pianist

Place Of Birth: Russia

Date Of Birth: October 19, 1916

Date Of Death: October 14, 1985

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Russian

Emil Gilels was born on the 19th of October, 1916. He was best known for being a Pianist. One of the 20th century’s greatest pianists. He was a Soviet loyalist in public, but privately, he had reservations about the regime.

Emil Gilels was born in Russia. His technique was established early on by his first teacher, Yakov Tkach, who was strict about scales and practice. He won the 1938 Ysaÿe International Festival in Brussels, the jury of which was headed by luminaries like Arthur Rubinstein and Arthur Bliss .

Emil Gilels was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Emil Gilels was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Emil Gilels is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Emil Gilels’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Emil Gilels’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Emil Gilels was born in the Year of the Dragon.

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REAL NAME: Emil Gilels
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Emil Gilels was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Emil Gilels was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Emil Gilels had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Emil Gilels’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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