First Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

The First Van Cliburn International Piano Competition took place in Fort Worth, Texas from September 24 to October 7, 1962. It was won by American pianist Ralph Votapek, while Soviets Nikolai Petrov and Mikhail Voskresensky earned the silver and bronze medals.[1]

JurorsEdit

ResultsEdit

Contestant R1 SF F
  Vicky Adler  
  Anahid Alexanian  
  Carmen Álvarez  
  E. Clement Bethel  
  Jo Boatright  
  Rafael Borges  
  Sung-mi Cho  
  William Cooper  
  Don Feder    
  Arthur Fennimore     7th
  Zoila García Salas  
  Ilze Graubiņa    
  André de Groote    
  Milton Hallman  
  Takashi Hironaka     8th
  James Jolly  
  Elaine Keillor  
  Jung-kyou Kim  
  Hajime Kono    
  Nina Lelchuk    
  Marlene Linzmeyer  
  Leónidas Lipovetsky  
  Thomas Mastroianni  
  Arthur Moreira Lima  
  Manigirdas Motekaitis  
  Hiroko Nakamura     w/d
  Marilyn Neeley     5th
  Marta Noguera  
  Cécile Ousset     4th
  Yun-hee Paik  
  Dorothy Payne  
  John Perry    
  Nikolai Petrov      
  David Pinto  
  Gloria Saarinen  
  José Sandoval  
  Raúl Sosa    
  Charles Thomas  
  Sérgio Varela Cid     6th
  Mikhail Voskresensky      
  Ralph Votapek      
  Margaret Watson  
  Leslie Wells  
  Grace Wilkinson  
  Walter Wolfe  
  Sandra Yaggy  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Results in the competition's website