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CodeDS/UK/3228
Dates1916-1985
Person NameGilels; Emil Grigoryevich (1916-1985); Russian pianist
EpithetRussian pianist
GenderMale
General ContextEmil Grigoryevich Gilels (Emil Grigorievic Gilels; October 19, 1916 – October 14, 1985) was a Soviet pianist. He is widely considered one of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century. His last name is sometimes transliterated Hilels.