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Feuermann, Emanuel

Emanuel Feuermann (āmä´nōōĕl foi´ərmän), 1902–42, Austrian-born virtuoso cellist. He appeared with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at the age of 11 and later (1917–23) taught at the Cologne Conservatory. From 1929 until 1933, when he fled to Switzerland, he taught at the Berlin Hochschule. His concerts in Europe and the United States established him as one of the world's greatest cellists. In 1938 he emigrated to the United States and joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, in 1941.

See biography by A. Morreau (2003).

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Feuermann, Emanuel

Feuermann, Emanuel (b Kolomyja, Lwów, 1902; d NY, 1942). Austrian-born Amer. cellist (Amer. citizen). Public début at age 11. Teacher of vc. at Cologne Cons. 1917–23, at Berlin Hochschule 1929–33. Amer. début 1934 with Chicago SO. Settled in USA 1938. Frequent soloist with leading orchs. and performer of chamber mus. with Schnabel, Huberman, Rubinstein, and Heifetz.

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