Rudolf Buchbinder is an Austrian classical pianist (b. Leitmeritz, Czechoslovakia; 1946-12-01). Buchbinder studied with Bruno Seidlhofer at the Vienna Academy of Music. In 1965 he made a tour of North and South America. In 1966 he won a special prize awarded at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Subsequently he has toured with the Vienna Philharmonic and appeared as soloist around the world. He also has taught piano at the Basel Academy of Music.