Skip to main content

Lowenthal, Jerome (Nathaniel)

Lowenthal, Jerome (Nathaniel)

Lowenthal, Jerome (Nathaniel), American pianist; b. Philadelphia, Feb. 11,1932. He studied piano at an early age; made his debut with the Philadelphia Orch. at the age of 13, then took lessons with Samaroff at the Philadelphia Cons. (1947–50). While taking courses at the Univ. of Pa. (B.A., 1953), he received private piano instruction from Kapell; continued his studies with Steuermann at the Juilliard School of Music in N.Y. (M.S., 1956) and with Cortot at the École Normale de Musique (licence de concert, 1958). In 1957 he took first prize in the Darmstadt competition. He traveled to Israel, where he gave concerts and taught at the Jerusalem Academy of Music; returned to the U.S. in 1961. He made his professional debut as soloist with the N.Y. Phil. in 1963, and subsequently toured throughout North and South America, the Middle East, and the Far East. His repertoire embraces the standard piano literature as well as contemporary works; among composers who wrote special works for him were George Rochberg and Ned Rorem.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Lowenthal, Jerome (Nathaniel)." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Encyclopedia.com. 21 Sep. 2018 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Lowenthal, Jerome (Nathaniel)." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Encyclopedia.com. (September 21, 2018). http://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/lowenthal-jerome-nathaniel

"Lowenthal, Jerome (Nathaniel)." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Retrieved September 21, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/lowenthal-jerome-nathaniel

Learn more about citation styles

Citation styles

Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.

Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:

Modern Language Association

http://www.mla.org/style

The Chicago Manual of Style

http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html

American Psychological Association

http://apastyle.apa.org/

Notes:
  • Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
  • In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.