Emanuel Feuermann


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(b Kolomyja, Lwów, 1902; d NY, 1942). Austrian-born Amer. cellist (Amer. citizen). Public début at age 11. Teacher of vc. at Cologne Cons. 1917–23, at Berlin Hochschule 1929–33. Amer. début 1934 with Chicago SO. Settled in USA 1938. Frequent soloist with leading orchs. and performer of chamber mus. with Schnabel, Huberman, Rubinstein, and Heifetz.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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