Article Photos: Van Cliburn, pianist and Cold War hero, dies at 78 5/6

FILE - This Feb. 19, 1959 file photo shows pianist Van Cliburn performing for the American Association of School Administrators at the Convention Hall in Atlantic, City, N.J.  Cliburn, the internationally celebrated pianist whose triumph at a 1958 Moscow competition helped thaw the Cold War and launched a spectacular career that made him the rare classical musician to enjoy rock star status  died early Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at his Fort Worth home following a battle with bone cancer.  He was 78. (AP Photo, file)