Alfred Jaвll


An Austrian pianist, and composer, Alfred was taught the piano by his father Eduard Jaвll. He made his first public appearance as a pianist as early as 1841 with his father. In 1843, he embarked on a concert tour of Italy as a child prodigy. He was a pupil of Moscheles in Vienna in 1844. He travelled to Europe and America extensively as a celebrated virtuoso. He was admired for his Chopin interpretations, and was noted for his brilliant, smooth style. In 1856, he was appointed court pianist in Hanover. He married to the pianist Marie Trautmann in 1866. That year, they moved to Paris, and afterwards, began their tours of Europe.[1]

Place of birth: Trieste[1]
Place of death: Paris[1]



1. Sadie, S. and G. Grove (eds.). The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edn, vol. 12. London: Macmillan, 2001.

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