Dmitry Bashkirov

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Dimitri Bashkirov
Born (1931-11-01) November 1, 1931 (age 82)
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR
Genres Classical
Occupations Pianist
Instruments Piano

Dmitri Bashkirov (Russian: Дми́трий Александро́вич Башки́ров; born November 1, 1931) is a Russian pianist and educator.[1]

Bashkirov was born in Tbilisi, Georgia. He became an Honored Artist of the RSFSR in 1968 and a People's Artist of the RSFSR in 1990. He is a recording artist with Swiss classical record label Claves [2] which has released highlights of his Bach and Beethoven concerts on CD. He is the father-in-law of the conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim.

As a pedagogue at the Moscow Conservatory and Queen Sofia College of Music in Madrid, he raised many internationally renowned artists such as Arcadi Volodos, Dmitri Alexeev, Dang Thai Son, Nikolai Demidenko, Elena Bashkirova, Kirill Gerstein, Denis Kozhukhin, Eldar Nebolsin, Vestards Šimkus, David Kadouch, Jong Hwa Park, Claudio Martinez Mehner, Bruno Vlahek, Plamena Mangova, Stanislav Ioudenitch and many others. His teaching method is highly expressive, critical and energetic.[3]


  1. ^ Zilberquit, Mark (1983). Russia's great modern pianists. Paganiniana Publications. pp. 441–469. ISBN 978-0-87666-796-5. 
  2. ^ Artist page at Claves Records -
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