Door, Anton, noted Austrian pianist and pedagogue; b. Vienna, June 20, 1833; d. there, Nov. 7, 1919. He was a pupil of Czerny (piano) and Sechter (composition) in Vienna. He gave successful concerts in Ger-many. After a tour in Sweden (1856–57), he went to Russia and taught at the Moscow Cons. (1864). In 1869 he returned to Vienna and was prof. of the advanced piano class at the Cons. (1869–1901).
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