Biographical Dictionary of Musicians

Biographical Dictionary of Musicians

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...(Dresden, 1902); A. Stern, F. L.'s Briefe an Karl Gule (Leipzig, 1903); La Mara, F. L. et CharlesAlexandre, grand-duc de Saxe. Correspondance (Leipzig, 1909); VV. v. Csapo, F. L.'s Briefe an Baron Anton Augusz, 1846-78 (Budapest, 1911); N. de Gutmannsthal, Souvenirs de F. L. Lettres inedites (Leipzig, 1913); K. v. Schlozer, Romische Briefe, 186469 (Stuttgart, 1913). See also La Mara, Briefe hervorragender Zeitgenossen an F. L. (3 vols., Leipzig, 1895-1904). D. Guides, Catalogues, Etc.: Separate analyses of all the larger works, including the oratorios, masses and psalms, are found in H. Kretzschmar, Fuhrer durch den Konzertsaal (3 vols., Leipzig, 1887; 4th ed. 1913); in Breitkopf & Hartel's 'Kleiner Konzertfuhrer' (Leipzig), Schlesingers 'Der Musikfuhrer' and 'Meisterfuhrer' (Berlin).--Thematic catalogues of L.'s works were publ. by Br. & H. in 1855 and '76; a complete catalogue of the publ. works by A. Gollerich appeared in the 'Neue Ztschr. f. Musik' (1887--8); a Chronologisch-systematisches Verzeichnis by L. Friwitzer was publ. in the 'Wiener musikalische Chronik' (Nov. 1887-Mar. '88). A complete thematic catalogue, including youthful works and unpubl. MSS., is now being prepared by A. Gollerich (1916).--See also A. Mirus, Das Liszt-Museum zu Weimar und seine Erinnerungen (Leipzig, 1887; 3d ed. 1902). Li'tolff, Henry Charles, b. London, Feb. 6, 1818; d. Paris, Aug. 6, 1891. A pupil of Moscheles, he played at 12 in public. An early marriage (at 17) forced him to seek a livelihood in Paris; unsuccessful there, he supported himself in Melun by teaching; and in 1840 attracted the attention of Paris by a brilliant concert. His reputation now grew rapidly, though the unhappy course more

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  • Paperback | 968 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 49mm | 1,692g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236556577
  • 9781236556578