Frederic Lamond was born in Glasgow, Scotland on January 28, 1868. His intial piano instruction was provided by his brother, who also taught him violin and organ. Lamond began serious piano studies in 1882 under Von Bulow and, later, Liszt. Lamond made his debut in Berlin in 1885 and followed this up with several tours that took him around Europe. In 1917, he became a professor at the Hague Conservatory. He made several visits to the United States and was a professor at the Eastman School of Music in 1923 and 1924. Aside from performing and teaching, Lamond wrote many piano pieces, a symphony and other orchestra and chamber pieces. He died on February 21, 1948.
Listen: Valse Impromptu (Liszt)