86 of 88: FILE This is a 1976 file photo of pianist Alexis Weissenberg. left, and Austrian conductor Herbert von Karajan , as they go over a part at the grand piano in West Berlin. Bulgarian-born pianist Alexis Weissenberg, whose love of music from the age of 3 saved him and his mother in a concentration camp and carried him to the heights of 20th century performances with Herbert von Karajan and Leonard Bernstein, has died. He was 82. Bulgaria's Ministry of Culture confirmed Monday Jan. 9, 2012 the death of Weissenberg, who was born in the capital Sofia but spent most of his life abroad and became a French citizen. (AP Photo, File) (AP Photo/ GH JF**LON**)

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