Queen Elizabeth of Belgium, 84, mother of King Leopold III, presented the awards June 2 at Argenteuil near Waterloo of the 1960 international piano concours of which she is patron.
GV. "Queen Elizabeth hall.
SV.PAN.Queen Elizabeth enters.
SV. People watch.
SIDE V.Queen with Comte de Launoit (organising chairman).
SV.PAN.Frager (USA) receives award from Queen.
SV.PAN.Turini (Canada) receives award.
SV.PAN Luvisi (USA) receives award.
SV.PAN.Mitchenko (USSR) receives award.
SV. Queen with award winners in grounds.
SCU. Queen and Frager.
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Background: Queen Elizabeth of Belgium, 84, mother of King Leopold III, presented the awards June 2 at Argenteuil near Waterloo of the 1960 international piano concours of which she is patron. Sixty competitors entered from 21 nations. After two weeks of preliminary contests, 12 competitors remained - accompanished pianists all since the concours is one of the most difficult of its kind in the world.
At the end of the third week, the international jury awarded prizes to:1. Malcom Frager (USA) born 6 Oct 31 in Vienna, and winner of the second prize at the 1952 international concours in Geneva; 2. Ronale Turini (Canada) born 4 Jan 30 in Budapest; 3. Lee Luvisi (USA), born 30 Sept 31 in New Jersey; 4. Alice Mitchenko (USSR) born 12 Dec 37 at Louisville, Kentucky.