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Remembering Van Cliburn, 78, Classical Pianist

Clip: 02/27/2013 | 4m 2s

Van Cliburn first gained worldwide attention when he won the first International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow at 23. Cliburn died at home at the age of 78 after a battle with bone cancer. In 2008, Jeffrey Brown profiled the musician, reflecting on Cliburn's momentous competition and later life.

Aired: 02/27/13

Rating: NR

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