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International Piano Archives at Maryland


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Donald Manildi
IPAM Curator
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
University of Maryland
2511 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park, MD 20742-1630
(301) 405-9224

Josef Lhevinne

Josef Lhevinne was born in Orel, Russia in 1874. He studied at the Moscow Conservatory under Vassily Safonoff. In his teens, he came under the influence of Anton Rubinstein, who conducted at his Moscow debut in Beethoven's Emperor concerto in 1899. He won the Rubinstein Prize in 1895. He performed and taught in Europe and America before World War I and made his American debut in 1906 under Safonoff. He lived in Germany from 1907 to 1919 and was interned during World War I. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1919 with his wife, Rosina. Both Lhevinnes joined the faculty of the newly-formed Juilliard School and made their home in the New York City suburb of Kew Gardens. Josef played annual Carnegie Hall recitals that revealed his effortless, flawless virtuosity in the Romantic repertoire. He and Rosina also appeared in duo-piano recitals. Josef Lhevinne died in 1944.


Listen: Fruhlingsnacht (transcript par Liszt) (Schumann)