Honoree Van Cliburn

Classical (Music Genre)MusicVan Cliburn
Pianist Van Cliburn, center, smiles after performing with the Boston Symphony Orchestra as the Orchestra plays "Happy Birthday" to him on July 12 at Tanglewood in Lenox, Mass. Cliburn, winner of the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 1958, will be awarded a Medal of Freedom on July 23. AP/Michael Dwyer