Music Of Yesterday Blog

Friedrich Baumfelder

Delphin Alard

Delphin Alard was an eminent violinist. Born at Bayonne, March 8, 1815; showed at an early age remarkable musical talent, and in 1827 was sent to Paris for his education.At first he was not received...

Friedrich Baumfelder

Mathias Albani

Mathias Albani was a renowned violin maker, born 1621, at Botzen, was one of Stainer’s best pupils. The tone of his violins, which are generally very high in the belly, and have a dark red,...

Friedrich Baumfelder

Heinrich Albert

Heinrich Albert was born at Lobenstein, Voigtland, Saxony, June 28, 1604: nephew and pupil of the famous composer Heinrich Schutz. He studied music in Dresden, but was compelled by his parents to give it up...

Friedrich Baumfelder

Pedro Albeniz Born at Logrono

Pedro Albeniz was born at Logrono, April 14, 1795, died at Madrid, April 12, 1855 ; son of a musician, Mattco Albeniz, and pupil of Heuri Herz and Kalkbrenner ; organist from the age of...

Friedrich Baumfelder

Pedro Albeniz Born in Biscay

Pedro Albeniz was born in Biscay about 1755, died about 1821 ; a Spanish monk, conductor of the music at the Cathedral of St. Sebastian, and (1795) at that of Logrono ; composed masses, vespers,...

Friedrich Baumfelder

Isaac Albeniz

Isaac Albeniz born May 29, 1861, at Comprodon, Spain, pupil of Marmontel, Jadassohn, Brassin and Liszt, for piano and of Dupont and Gevaert for composition. He appeared with great success in London and elsewhere...