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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


Irene Scharrer

Irene Scharrer was born in London on February 2, 1888. She was a student of Matthay's at the Royal Academy and was one of his early chief disciples. She toured both Europe and the U.S, performing a wide repertoire, emphasizing Chopin and Schumann. She made recordings for HMV and Columbia. Scharrer died in London on January 11, 1971. Contrary to some published accounts, Scharrer was not a cousin of Myra Hess, but the two pianists were close friends and colleagues.

 

Listen: Arabesque No. 2 in G Major (Debussy)