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International Piano Archives at Maryland

Hours:

By appointment,
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Contact:

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
E-mail: godowsky@umd.edu


Carl Czerny

Carl Czerny was born in Vienna, Austria in 1791. After a series of lessons with Beethoven, Czerny became known in his early years as a concert pianist, but gave up performing in favor of teaching and composing. His legacy is based strongly on his teaching and the multitude of notable pianists who he influenced. Czerny was also one of the most active composers in the history of music, writing works in nearly all genres. His technical studies for pianists are still highly regarded by many teachers. Czerny died in 1857.