Eden and Tamir

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Eden and Tamir. Israeli piano duo formed 1952 by Bracha Eden (b Jerusalem, 1928) and Alexander Tamir (b Vilnius, 1931). Both studied at Rubin Acad., Jerusalem until 1952 and at Aspen in 1955 with Vronsky and Babin. Début Israel 1954, NY 1955, London 1957. Have revived many two-piano works by Clementi, Dussek, and Hummel. Gave f. Amer. p. of Lutosławski's Paganini Variations and f. public. p. of pf. duet version of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring.