Liebling, Georg

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Liebling, Georg

Liebling, Georg, German-American pianist and composer, brother of Emil Liebling and uncle of Leonard Liebling; b. Berlin, Jan. 22, 1865; d. N.Y, Feb. 7, 1946. He studied piano with Theodor and Franz Kullak and Liszt and composition with Urban and Dorn. He toured Europe (1885–89), and then was court pianist to the Duke of Coburg (1890). From 1894 to 1897 he directed his own music school in Berlin, and from 1898 to 1908 he was a prof. at the Guildhall School of Music in London. He settled in the U.S. in 1924, making his N.Y debut that same year. He used the pseudonym André Myrot .

Works

Great Mass for Soloists, Chorus, Orch., and Organ (Los Angeles, 1931); Concerto eroico for Piano and Orch. (1925); 2 violin concertos; 2 violin sonatas; 3 Preludes for Violin and Piano; Aria e Tarantella for Cello and Piano; Légende for Violin and Piano; etc.; piano pieces; songs.

Bibliography

G. Braun, Hofpianist G. L (Berlin, 1896).

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