Josef Lhevinne

Josef Lhevinne bio

Birth Name: Josef Lhevinne

Occupation: Pianist

Place Of Birth: Russia

Date Of Birth: December 13, 1874

Date Of Death: December 2, 1944

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Soviet

Josef Lhevinne was born on the 13th of December, 1874. He was known for being a Pianist. Musician and educator whose 1924 tome Basic Principles in Pianoforte Playing became a classic. He was admired by Vladimir Horowitz .

Josef Lhevinne was born in Russia. He was a student at the Imperial Conservatory in Moscow, graduating at the top of his class ahead of fellow students Sergei Rachmaninoff and Alexander Scriabin and receiving the 1892 Gold Medal for piano. His recordings of Chopin, Strauss, and Schumann were admired among pianists and aficionados for their technique, elegance, and sensitivity.

Josef Lhevinne was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Josef Lhevinne was born in 1870s.

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

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Personal Life

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Josef Lhevinne was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Josef Lhevinne
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Josef Lhevinne was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Josef Lhevinne was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Josef Lhevinne had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Josef Lhevinne’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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