Lhévinne, Rosina

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Lhévinne, Rosina (née Bessie) (b Kiev, 1880; d Glendale, Calif., 1976). Russ. pianist and teacher. Wife of Josef Lhévinne, whom she married in 1898 on leaving Moscow Cons. Toured widely, gave many recitals with husband. Still gave recitals in mid–1960s. On staff Juilliard Sch. from 1922. Pupils incl. Van Cliburn, James Levine, Garrick Ohlsson, and John Browning.