Igor Kipnis (27 September 1930 - 24 January 2002) was a well-known American harpsichordist and pianist. The son of Russian bass Alexander Kipnis (1891 - 1978), and born in Berlin, he moved to the United States with his family in 1938. He learned the piano with his maternal grandfather, Heniot Levy (1879 - 1946); attended the Westport School of Music, and received his B.A. from Harvard University. He studied harpsichord with Fernando Valenti, and made his concert debut in New York in 1959.