Maisenberg, Oleg

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Maisenberg, Oleg

Maisenberg, Oleg, Ukrainian pianist; b. Odessa, April 29, 1945. He began piano studies in his youth, and later was a pupil of Alexander Joscheles at the Gnessin Inst. in Moscow (1966–71). From 1971 he was a soloist with the Moscow Phil. After making his Vienna debut in 1981, he performed throughout Europe. In 1983 he made his first appearance in the U.S. In subsequent years, he toured globally. He also made frequent appearances in duo concerts with Gidon Kremer.

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