Russian media report the death of pianist Alexander Markovich. According to the TV channel TV Peh he died in a Moscow hotel from a heart attack.

Born in 1964, Markovich entered the Moscow Gnessin School at the age of 6 and subsequently also studied at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory. In 1990 he immigrated to Israel and became an Israeli citizen. Alexander Markovich was a chamber music partner of Maxim Vengerov, Vadim Repin, Julian Rachlin, Gérard Caussé and performed in halls like Wigmore Hall in London, Carnegie Hall in New York, Philharmonie Berlin, Suntori Hall in Tokyo and Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris.

Alexander Markovich is well known through his recordings with Teldec, Deutsche Grammophon and Erato.

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