Thursday, March 21, 2013

Pianist Alfred Gruenfeld Postcard

Pianist Alfred Gruenfeld Postcard

Alfred Gruenfeld postcard

Pianist Alfred Gruenfeld: Vintage postcard depicting the famous musician playing the piano.

Unused, good condition. Artist signed

Alfred Grünfeld (1852 –1924) was an Austrian pianist and composer. He studied in Prague and Berlin before he settled at Vienna in 1873, where he received the title of "Kammervirtuose". He made tours through Europe and the United States. During a visit to Germany Grünfeld was appointed court pianist to Emperor Wilhelm I of Germany. From 1897 he was a professor at the Vienna Conservatory.

Grünfeld was the first pianist of note to make a recording. His brother was musician Heinrich Grünfeld.

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