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Berthold Tours

Berthold Tours

Berthold Tours was born December 17, 1838, at Rotterdam, and died in London, March 11, 1897. He father was an organist of some note and gave him his first instruction, which was afterwards supplemented...

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Sigismund Thalberg’s Life

Nothing could better illustrate the transitoriness of a virtuoso’s fame than the neglected centenary, January, 1912, of the once popular Thalberg. Although by no means the most eminent of other day musicians whom the...

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Sigismund Thalberg

Sigismond Thalberg ws born at Geneva, January 7, 1812. As a pianist he belonged to the Viennese School, which he represented with exceptional authority and success. His instruction was received from Sechter, Czerny and...