Oscar Beringer


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(b Furtwangen, Baden, 1844; d London, 1922). Ger.-born pianist. Spent childhood in Eng. to which his father fled 1849. Appointed prof. at Tausig's Berlin Sch. for pianists, 1869. In 1873 returned to London, founding pf. sch. which survived until 1897. Gave f. Eng. p. Brahms's 2nd conc., London, 14 Oct. 1882. Prof. RAM from 1885. Composer of pf. pieces.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.