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Van Cliburn, 78, Pianist And Cold War Hero
"After a tense decade of air raid sirens, duck-and-cover drills and fears of Soviet superiority, hope for America came in an unlikely form in the late 1950s: a lanky, 23-year-old Texan with a head full of curls and huge hands that ranged across a piano keyboard with virtuosic power."
Los Angeles Times 02/28/13
Posted February 27, 2013 05:48 PM
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