Leading performers of the day are also featured, including Beno Moiseiwitch, Alfred Cortot, Arthur Rubenstein
, Astra Desmond, Sir Landon Ronald, a very young Gerald Moore, and an equally young Dame Myra Hess.
The Buckingham collection also features portraits of Arthur Rubenstein
and Mstislav Rastropovich by the late School of Paris painter Arbit Blatas, on loan by his wife, Regina Resnik, who is one of the world's greatest living opera performers.
The event was followed over the years by headline concerts and performances by individuals ranging from Arthur Rubenstein
and Luciano Pavarotti to Bob Hope and Bing Crosby.
At this time also he made the acquaintance of well-known figures such as Arthur Rubenstein
, Paul Robeson, and Sergei Eisenstein.
is an internationally-prominent endocrinologist recognized for clinical expertise and groundbreaking research in diabetes.
Buildings are illuminated, and there are statues dotted along the pavement including that of world-famous pianist - and son of Lodz - Arthur Rubenstein
, sitting for eternity at a grand piano.
, the executive vice president of the University of Pennsylvania Health System and Dean of the School of Medicine and a Science Center Board Member stated, "The work of the Science Center is a vital component of both biomedical research and economic development for this region.