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Leonid Kreutzer
(1884-1953)

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Pianist, teacher, conductor, and composer.[E6L]
A pupil of Yesipova and Glazunov at the St Petersburg Conservatory.[E6L]
Spent two years in Leipzig and then went to Berlin in 1908.[E6L]
Professor at the Hochschule für Musik in Berlin, 1921 to 1933.[E6L]
Gave recitals in the USA, 1926-28.[E6L]
Settled in Japan, 1935, and worked as a teacher and composer.[E6L]
A noted player of Chopin.[E6L]
His pantomime Der Gott und die Bajadere of 1920 was the only of his compositions that achieved any notable success.[E6L]
Married to Julia Weissberg, 1907.[D99]
Married to Elena Amirejibi.[L44A]

Place of birth: St Petersburg[E6L]
Place of death: Tokyo[E6L]


 

 

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