was born in Boguchar on May 31, 1879. He commenced
performing in 1888, in Moscow, and soon began performing throughout the major
cities of Europe. His principal piano studies were in Vienna with Theodor
Leschetizky. Eventually Hambourg settled in London, England and, along with
occasional orchestral engagements, he primarily focused on recital-giving.
Between about 1909 and 1933, Hambourg recorded copiously for the Gramophone
Company (HMV). Reissues of some of Hambourg's recordings have appeared on
compact discs from Pearl and from Arbiter. Hambourg died in Cambridge, England
on August 26, 1960.
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