Josef Tal

Josef Tal Winner of Wolf Prize in Music - 1982
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THE 1982 WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN ARTS (Music)

The Prize Committee for Arts (Music) has unanimously decided that the Wolf Foundation Prize for 1982 should be equally divided among:

Josef Tal
Jerusalem, Israel

for his novel approach to musical structure and texture and the unfailing dramatic tension of his creations.

Vladimir Horowitz
New York, USA

or his outstanding contribution to the art of musical interpretation, and especially his musicalization of pianism.

Olivier Messiaen
Paris, France

for his inspired and inspiring extension of our sound world.