Bache, Walter

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Bache, Walter (b Birmingham, 1842; d London, 1888). Eng. pianist and conductor. For many years dir. concerts devoted to Liszt's mus. at which several of Liszt's works (Faust Symphony, both pf. concs., St Elizabeth, etc.) were f.p. in London. Prof. of pf. RAM. His brother Francis Edward (b Birmingham, 1833; d Birmingham, 1858) was a composer and pianist of exceptional promise. Their sister Constance (b Birmingham, 1846; d Montreux, 1903) trans. Bülow's letters (1896).