Godowsky, Leopold, 1870-1938

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1870-02-13
Death 1938-11-21
Americans
English, German

Biographical notes:

Leopold Godowsky, American pianist and composer of Polish birth, was born in Soshly, near Vilnius, Feb. 13 1870 and died in New York, Nov, 21, 1938. He was one of the great piano virtuosos at the turn of the century, who wrote works of such technical difficulty that they have been mastered by few pianists. He was also a great teacher and a prolific composer.

From the description of Leopold Godowsky collection 1890-1938 1900-1930 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130016

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Ark ID:
w6543160
SNAC ID:
21740706

Subjects:

  • Suites (Orchestra)--Scores
  • Piano music
  • Orchestral music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Violin and piano music--Scores
  • Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
  • String quartets--Scores
  • Brass quintets (Horn, trombone, trumpets (2), tuba)--Scores
  • Brass quintets (Horn, trombones (2), trumpets (2))--Scores
  • Izler Solomon Collection
  • Pianists--Correspondence

Occupations:

  • Arrangers

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