by [Pianist] Lhevinne, Josef. (1874 - 1944) [Eliascheff, Horace]
Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Original 11 x 14 inch doubleweight bust portrait photograph of the great pianist. In fine condition, stamped on the verso by the talented photographer Horace Eliascheff who was also the first husband of Stella Adler. The Russian-born Lhevinne was one of the greatest pianists of the Golden Age of piano, celebrated for his astounding technique, style and ease of playing. Married to pianist/teacher Rosina Lhevinne, the couple were famed teachers in New York City where they had their own music school and taught at Juilliard. In the words of Harold Schonberg: "His tone was like the morning stars singing together, his technique was flawless even if measured against the fingers of Hofmann and Rachmaninoff, and his musicianship was sensitive."
(Inventory #: 10385)
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