Sviatoslav Richter

Sviatoslav Richter

 

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Sviatoslav Teofilovich Richter (Russian: Святосла́в Теофи́лович Ри́хтер, tr. Sviatosláv Teofílovich Ríkhter; IPA: [svʲjətɐsˈlaf tʲɪɐˈfʲiləvʲɪtɕ ˈrʲixtər]; March 20 [O.S. March 7] 1915 – August 1, 1997) was a Soviet pianist known for the depth of his interpretations, virtuoso technique, and vast repertoire.[1] He is considered one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century.[1]

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Highlights18

Schubert & Liszt: Piano Works
Album
Schubert & Liszt: Piano Works is an album by musical artist Sviatoslav Richter, released on July 21, 2017.
Richter Archives, Vol. 15: 1965 Carnegie Hall Recital
Album
Richter Archives, Vol. 15: 1965 Carnegie Hall Recital is an album by musical artist Sviatoslav Richter, released on May 19, 2017.
Richter Archives, Vol. 16: Poulenc & Reger
Album
Richter Archives, Vol. 16: Poulenc & Reger is an album by musical artist Sviatoslav Richter, released on May 19, 2017.
Sviatoslav Richter Archives, Vol. 10: Carnegie Hall 1960
Album
Sviatoslav Richter Archives, Vol. 10: Carnegie Hall 1960 is an album by musical artist Sviatoslav Richter, released on May 19, 2017.

Photos - Sviatoslav Richter21

Popular Albums179

Album Appearances & References144

Popular Songs1

Song Appearances & References10

Minor Film Appearances & References1

Minor Musical Appearances & References1

Minor Play Appearances & References1

Book References & Influences1

Collaborators & Influencers101

Other Music-Related Relationships13

Personal & Professional Relationships2

Awards & Nominations10

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Spotify - Albums & Singles612

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On55

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

News Articles5

Richter Plays Schubert CD review – he had a special affinity for introspective music
  –  August 10, 2017
It is 20 years this month since Sviatoslav Richter died, aged 82. Few pianists have been as extensively chronicled on disc as he has been, with a profusion of studio and concert recordings, so that there are few corners of his vast repertoire which are not ...
Sviatoslav Richter plays Chopin so fast you can barely see his fingers
  –  July 28, 2017
This performance is terrifyingly virtuosic, and unbelievably not sped up. Sviatoslav Richter was a Soviet pianist, known for his virtuosic technique and vast repertoire, and widely considered one of the greatest pianist of the 20th century. In this rare ...
Pianist Garrick Ohlsson discusses Chopin, Tanglewood award, upcoming concerts
  –  July 27, 2017
"I have wide ranging interests," he said. "I love the stimulation of new music." In that respect, Ohlsson said he has emulated one his idols, pianist Sviatoslav Richter, whom Ohlsson said knew a wide range of music. Even so, Ohlsson admits he does have ...
Legendary Pianist SVIATOSLAV RICHTER Autographed Concert Program from 1962
  –  June 29, 2017
SVIATOSLAV RICHTER (1915-1997), a renowned Soviet pianist. He is considered one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century. approx. 6x8 (14,5x20 cm) rare hand signed concert program "Concert Life, June-July-August, 1962"; in Czech language; 24 pages ...
Sviatoslav Richter - Richter: The 100th Anniversary Edition (2015) (50 CD Box Set)
  –  June 2, 2017
Sviatoslav Richter - Ballade No. 3 in A-flat major, Op. 47 (7:24) Sviatoslav Richter - Scherzo No. 4 in E major, Op. 54 (11:26) Sviatoslav Richter - Novelletten, Op. 21 No. 1 in F major (5:27) Sviatoslav Richter - No. 2 in D major (5:43) Sviatoslav Richter ...

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