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Bauer, Harold

Bauer, Harold (b New Malden, Surrey, 1873; d Miami, 1951). Eng.-born pianist. From age 9 made frequent public appearances as violinist; then, 1892, as pianist (London newspaper notices show him within 3 weeks in that year as leader of str. qt., solo violinist, and pf. recitalist). After study with Paderewski appeared as pianist throughout Europe and USA, settling in NY. US début Boston 1900. Known principally as Beethoven interpreter, but did much for Fr. pf. mus. ( Debussy, Ravel, Franck). Gave f.p. of Debussy's Children's Corner, 1908.

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Bauer, Harold

Harold Bauer (bou´ər), 1873–1951, Anglo-American pianist. He was first a successful violinist, but in 1892 he studied the piano with Paderewski and then earned international recognition as a pianist. He also promoted chamber music and exercised a strong influence on American musical life.

See his memoirs (1948).

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