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Sascha Gorodnitzki Collection

Picture of Sascha Gorodnitzki, pianistSascha Gorodnitzki was born in Kiev, Russia in 1905. He came to the U.S. at a young age and was taught by Percy Goetschius, Rubin Goldmark, William J. Henderson and Krehbiel at the Institute of Musical Art. While at the Juilliard Graduate School, he was a pupil of Josef Lhevinne. Gorodnitzki also taught at the Juilliard Summer School. He would remain on the Juilliard faculty until his death in 1986. From his beginnings as a child prodigy through his lengthy teaching career, Gorodnitzki was recognized as a virtuoso pianist and an "electrifying" and "exciting" performer.

Hours:

Walk-ins welcome,
10 am to 3 pm
Monday through Thursday

By appointment,
9 am to 5 pm
Monday through Friday

 

Contact:

Donald Manildi, Curator
International Piano Archives at Maryland
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
8115 Alumni Dr.
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742 USA
tel 301.405.9224
E-mail: godowsky@umd.edu