Vladimir Horowitz bio

Birth Name: Vladimir Samoylovich Gorowitz

Occupation: Pianist

Place Of Birth: Kiev

Date Of Birth: October1, 1903

Date Of Death: November 5, 1989

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Vladimir Horowitz was born on the 1st of October, 1903. He was known for being a Pianist. Considered one of the 20th century’s greatest pianists. He was known for his tone color and the excitement infused within his work.

Vladimir Horowitz was born in Kiev. He was paid in bread, butter, and chocolate in lieu of money while touring in Russia. He possessed major doubts about his musical talents and had to be forced to perform, often canceling public appearances because of his creative insecurities.

Vladimir Horowitz was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Vladimir Samoylovich Gorowitz 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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Vladimir Horowitz was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

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REAL NAME:Vladimir Samoylovich Gorowitz
BIRTH DAY:Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Vladimir Horowitz 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: Vladimir Horowitz was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Vladimir Horowitz 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.

Vladimir Horowitz’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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