Bauer, Harold

Bauer, Harold

(bou`ər), 1873–1951, Anglo-American pianist. He was first a successful violinist, but in 1892 he studied the piano with Paderewski and then earned international recognition as a pianist. He also promoted chamber music and exercised a strong influence on American musical life.

Bibliography

See his memoirs (1948).

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Bauer, Harold

(1873–1951) pianist; born near London. A student of Paderewski, he pursued an international career, living mainly in the U.S.A. after his 1900 debut there. In 1918 he founded the Beethoven Association in New York.
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