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International Piano Archives at Maryland


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

By appointment,
9 am to 5 pm
Monday through Friday


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


Alexander Goldenweiser

Alexander Goldenweiser was born in Moscow on March 10, 1875. He was a pupil at the Moscow Conservatory of Pabst and Siloti before graduating in 1897. He then began performing throughout Russia and also established a firm reputation as a teacher. In 1922, he was named Director of the Moscow Conservatory. Together with Igumnov and Neuhaus, he was regarded as one of the three leading piano pedagogues in the USSR, attracting many talented pupils. His artistry was captured on recordings that include the complete Lyric Pieces of Grieg, as well as works of other composers. Goldenweiser also published his own edition of the Beethoven piano sonatas. He died in 1961.