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Godowsky, Leopold

composer, Klavier, piano, violin, composer, educator


21 Mar 0000 unknown (Aeolian Hall) Source: 1  

born: 13 Feb 1870 Vilna, Lithuania Source: 2  
born: ------------ Zasliai, near Vilnius, Lithuania Source: 3,4  
born: 13 Feb 1870 Soshly, near Wilno Source: 5  

died: 21 Nov 1938 New York / city, USA Source: 2  

date of Variety obit: 23 Nov 1938  

active: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic  

Concerts:


- Helsinki, Finland Source: 1  
14 Jan 1892 unknown Source: 1  
04 Oct 1894 unknown Source: 1  
15 Nov 1894 unknown Source: 1  
07 Dec 1894 unknown Source: 1  
17 Jan 1895 unknown Source: 1  
28 Feb 1895 unknown Source: 1  
20 Mar 1895 unknown Source: 1  
28 Oct 1898 London, England Source: 1  
23 Nov 1898 London, England Source: 1  
09 Dec 1898 Chicago, Illinois / state, USA Source: 1  
08 Mar 1899 Boston, Massachusetts / state, USA Source: 1  

Berlin Philharmonic: debut as soloist/conductor: 06 Dec 1900  

30 Oct 1901 Berlin, Germany Source: 1  
06 Feb 1903 Budapest, Hungary Source: 1  
01 Apr 1903 Helsinki, Finland Source: 1  
03 Apr 1903 Helsinki, Finland Source: 1  
10 Feb 1904 Budapest, Hungary Source: 1  
21 Feb 1904 Berlin, Germany Source: 1  
16 Mar 1904 Berlin, Germany Source: 1  
17 Jan 1905 Berlin, Germany Source: 1  
07 Feb 1905 Berlin, Germany Source: 1  
14 Mar 1905 Berlin, Germany Source: 1  
21 Nov 1905 Berlin, Germany Source: 1  
10 Jan 1906 Vienna, Austria Source: 1  
14 Nov 1906 Berlin, Germany Source: 1  
30 Jan 1907 Berlin, Germany Source: 1  
12 Mar 1907 Ljubljana, Slovenia Source: 1  
13 Jan 1908 Helsinki, Finland Source: 1  
15 Jan 1908 Helsinki, Finland Source: 1  
29 Oct 1909 Helsinki, Finland Source: 1  
31 Oct 1909 Helsinki, Finland Source: 1  
09 Nov 1909 Berlin, Germany Source: 1  
28 Nov 1910 Vienna, Austria Source: 1  
29 Dec 1910 Helsinki, Finland Source: 1  
05 Feb 1911 Vienna, Austria Source: 1  
11 Mar 1911 Vienna, Austria Source: 1  
27 Nov 1911 Vienna, Austria Source: 1  
11 Feb 1912 Vienna, Austria Source: 1  
17 Feb 1913 unknown Source: 1  
14 Mar 1913 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania / state, USA Source: 1  

taught at: Die Wiener Musikhochschule: 1914 Vienna, Austria  

03 Mar 1914 New York / city, USA Source: 1  
17 Oct 1915 New York / city, USA Source: 1  
13 Nov 1915 New York / city, USA Source: 1  
30 Mar 1916 Jacksonville, Florida / state, USA Source: 1  

Philharmonic Orchestra of Los Angeles: member: 1919-1920 Los Angeles, California / state, USA  

09 Mar 1920 Buffalo, New York / state, USA Source: 1  
22 Jan 1926 Paris, France Source: 1  
15 Feb 1927 Brussels, Belgium Source: 1  
17 Mar 1927 Paris, France Source: 1  
18 Mar 1930 Copenhagen, Denmark Source: 1  

The Music Sack has 76 items with information about Leopold Godowsky:


 1998

Index

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


 1998

Indice Onomastico

p. 510-520 In:
Inchausteguie, Aristides
Vida musical en Santo Domingo (1940-1965)
Santo Domingo, D.N.: 1998, 529 p.

Number of People : 1,493


 1996

Other European Composers of the Twentieth Century

p. 447 In:
Gordon, Stewart
A History of Keyboard Literature.
Music for the Piano and its Forerunners
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 566 p.

Number of People : 126


 1996

[Index of Names]

The above item is part of :
Bloom, Ken
American song
The complete musical theater companion: 1877-1995. Volume 2: T-Z and indexes
Second edition
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 2093 p.

Number of People : 24,881


 1995

Gillespie, Anna
Gillespie, John
Notable twentieth-century pianists
A bio-critical sourcebook
By John Gillespie and Anna Gillespie
London: Greenwood Press, 1995, 446 p.
      (Series: Bio-Critical Sourcebooks on Musical Performance)

Number of People : 99


 1991

Bierley, Paul E.
Rehrig, William H.
The heritage encyclopedia of band music : composers and their music
Edited by Paul E. Bierley
William H. Rehrig
Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1991

Number of People : 8,916


 1989

Performer Index : Conductors

p. 547-557 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews 1984-1987 : based on material ... 1984 AND 1987
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1989, 639 p.

Number of People : 20,297


 1989

Paris, Alain
Dictionnaire des interpretes : et de l'interpretation musicale au XX siecle.
Paris: Robert Laffont, 1989

Number of People : 2,306


 1986 Source: 4

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1986

Lyman, Darryl
Great jews in music
New York: Jonathan David Publishers, Inc., 1986

Number of People : 573


 1985

Performer Index : Instrumentalits

p. 715-745 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews 1978-1983 : based on material ...
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1985, 873 p.

Number of People : 4,398


 1985

Wilson, Lyle G.
A dictionary of pianists
London: Robert Hale, 1985

Number of People : 2,597


 1984

Methuen-Campbell, James
Catalogue of recordings by classical pianists
Vol. 1 (pianists born to 1872)
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire: Disco Epsom Limited, 1984, 66 p.

Number of People : 109


 1984 Source: 5

Gillespie, Johan
Gillespie, Anna
A bibliography of nineteenth-century American piano music.
With location sources and composer biography-index
Johan Gillespie and Anna Gillespie
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1984
      (Series: Music Reference Collection; 2)

Number of People : 242


 1984

Zduniak, Maria
Muzyka i muzycy polscy w dziewietnastowiecznym Wroclawiu
Wroclaw: Polska Akemia Nauk, 1984, 306 p.

Number of People : 60


 1982 Source: 1

Kehler, George
The piano in concert
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1982, 1431 p.

Number of People : 2,682


 1982

Anderson, E. Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
Second edition
Compiled by E. Ruth Anderson
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1982, 578 p.

Number of People : 3,986


 1982

[Orchestra Members]

The above item is part of :
Muck, Peter
Einhundert Jahre Berliner Philharmonisches Orchester. Darstellung in Dokumentation im Auftrag des Berliner Orchesters. Dritter Band
Die Mitglieder des Orchesters, die Programme, die Konzertreisen ...
Verfassst von Peter Muck
Tutzing: Verlegt bei Hans Schneider, 1982, 509 p.

Number of People : 5,035


 1981

Bottazzi, Anna Maria Trenchi di
The relaxationists (Lhevinne, Leschetizky, Cortot, Liszt, Matthay, Godowsky and Teresa Carreno), their concepts and applications to the study and performance of the four Chopin ballades
Julliard School (New York). 1981. dissertation.

Number of People : 8


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1980

McKeever, James
Godowsky Studies on the Chopin Etudes.
Clavier, 19, no. 3 (1980): 21-28.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1980

Press, Jaques Cattell
ASCAP biographical dictionary of composers, authors and publishers
Fourth edition
Compiled for the American Society of Composers, Authors and publishers by Jaques Cattell Press
New York: R. R. Bowker, 1980, 589 p.

Number of People : 8,161


 1980 Source: 2

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1979

Ffrench, Florence
Music and musicians in Chicago
New York: Da Capo Press, 1979

Number of People : 153


 1979

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1978

Ewen, David
Musicians since 1900 : performers in concert and opera
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson, 1978, 974 p.

Number of People : 432


 1976

Anderson, Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
1st ed.
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1976, 513 p.

Number of People : 3,758


 1975

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1974 Source: 3

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 1967

Professorenverzeichnis 1817-1967

p. 85-108 In:
Tittel, Ernst
Die Wiener Musikhochschule. Vom Konservatorium der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde zur staatlichen Akademie fur Musik und Darstellende Kunst.
Wien: Lafite, [1967], 111 p.

Number of People : 1,022


 1965

Zenei lexikon
Budapest: Zenemukiado Vallalat, 1965

Number of People : 4,351


 1963

Schonberg, Harold C.
The great pianists
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1963

Number of People : 367


 1959

Ewen, David
American composers today
A biographical and critical guide
New York: H. W. Wilson, 1959

Number of People : 75


 1958

Chasins, Abram
Speaking of pianists
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1958

Number of People : 14


 1957

Saxe, Leonard S.
The published music of Leopold Godowsky.
Notes. 14 (1957), S. 165-183.

Number of People : 1


 1954

Pena, Joaquin
Angles, Higinio
Querol Gavalda, Miguel
Diccionario de la musica labor
Iniciado por Joaquin Pena
Continuado por Higinio Angles
Con la colaboracion de Miguel Querol y otros distinguidos musicologos espanoles y extranjeros
Barcelona: Editorial Labor, 1954, 2V, 2318P.

Number of People : 7,942


 1954

Totenliste

p. 1627 In:
Muller von Asow, Erich Hermann
Muller von Asow, Hedwig
Kurschners Deutscher Musiker-Kalender 1954
Zweite Ausgabe des Deutschen Musiker-Lexikons
Herausgeber: Hedwig und E.H. Mueller von Asow
Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1954, 1702 COLS p.

Number of People : 1,486


 1951

Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sundstrom, Einar
Sohlman's musiklexikon : nordiskt och allmant upplagsverk for tonkonst, musikliv och dans
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl Allan Moberg [och] Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, [1951-]

Number of People : 8,662


 1951

Sendrey, Alfred
Bibliography of Jewish music
By Alfred Sendrey
New York: Columbia University Press, 1951, 404 p.

Number of People : 1,408


 1949

Saleski, Gdal
Famous musicians of Jewish origin
New York: Bloch Publishing Company, 1949, 716 p.

Number of People : 384

More Details : (3 Sections)


 1943

Thompson, Oscar
The internatinoal cyclopedia of music and musicians
New York: 1943

Number of People : 669


 1941

Aldrigh, Richard
Concert Life in New York 1902-1923
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1941

Number of People : 1,464


 1941

Bio-bibliographical index of musicians in the United States of America since colonial times
Prepared by the District of Columbia Historical Records Survey Division of Community Service Programs Works project Administration
Washington, DC: 1941, 439 p.

Number of People : 10,576


 1941

Howard, John Tasker
Mendel, Arthur
Our contemporary composers : American music in the twentieth century
By John Tasker Howard with the assistance of Arthur Mendel
Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries Press, 1941, 447 p.

Number of People : 287


 1940

Bolek, Francis / Rev.
Who's who in Polish America ...
2nd ed.
Edited by Rev. Francis Bolek ...
Granville, PA: [1940]

Number of People : 52


 1940

Lockwood, Albert Lewis
Notes on the literature of the piano
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1940, 235 p.

Number of People : 61


 1940

Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Fourth edition revised and enlarged
New York: G. Schirmer, 1940

Number of People : 6,835


 1940

Gerson, Robert A.
Music in Philadelphia
Philadelphia: 1940
       Note: A dissertation in music presented to the faculty of the graduate school of the University of Pennsylvania in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy

Number of People : 232


 1939

Vital data (1906-1939)

p. 213 In:
Celebrities in El Dorado 1850-1906.
A biographic record of 111 prominent musicians who have visited San Francisco and performed there ...
With additional lists of visiting celebrities ...
San Francisco: Work Projects Administration, 1939, 270 p.
      (Series: History of Music in San Francisco Series; Volume four)

Number of People : 327


 1938

Wier, Albert E.
The Macmillan Encyclopedia of Music and Musicians in One Volume
Compiled and edited by Albert E. Wier
London: Macmillan and Co., 1938, 2089 p.

Number of People : 870


 1938

[obituary]
Musical Times, 1938

Number of People : 70


 1937

Schmidl, Carlo
Dizionario universale dei musicisti
Milan: Sonzogno, 1937, 2V p.

Number of People : 11,317


 1936

Frank, Paul
Altmann, Wilhelm
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon : fur Musiker und Freunde der Musik
Begrundet von Paul Frank
Neu bearbeitet und erganzt von Wilhelm Altmann
Regensburg: Gustave Bosse, 1936, 730 p.

Number of People : 17,230


 1934

Ewen, David
Composers of Today.
A Comprehensive Biographical and Critical Guide to Modern Composers of All Nations.
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1934, 311 p.

Number of People : 196


 1931

Key, Pierre V.R.
Pierre Key's musical who's who
A biographical survey of contemporary musicians
Edited by Pierre V.R. Key; editor Musical Digest and ...
New York: Pierre Key, 1931, 498 p.

Number of People : 3,336

More Details : (1 Section)


 1930

Personnel

p. 273-277 In:
Smith, Caroline Estes
The Philharmonic Orchestra of Los Angeles : "The first decade" : 1919-1929
[Los Angeles]: [United Print. Co.], [1930], 283 p.

Number of People : 208


 1929

Riemann, Hugo
Musiklexikon
Berlin: 1929

Number of People : 575


 1929

Spaeth, Sigmund
Who is who in music
Chicago: Who is Who in Music, Inc., 1929

Number of People : 2,425


 1929

Muller, Erich H.
Deutsches Musiker-Lexikon
Herausgegeben von Erich H. Muller
Dresden: Wilhelm Limpert, 1929, 1644 p.

Number of People : 7,599


 1927

Norlind, Tobias
Allmant musiklexikon
Stockholm: Wahlstrom & Widstrand, 1927-28, 2V p.

Number of People : 4,739


 1925

A catalogue of music for the Ampico.
A list of the recordings of pianists whose art in thus preserved for present day music lovers and for posterity; together with short biographies of many of the composers and artists and notes on the music
New York: Ampico Corporation, 1925, 351 p.

Number of People : 50

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1920

Boyd, Charles N.
Pratt, Waldo Selden
Grove's dictionary of music and musicians. American supplement ...
Edited by Waldo S. Pratt. Associate editor: Charles N. Boyd.
New York: 1920

Number of People : 1,335


 1919

Niemann, Walter
Meister des Klaviers
Berlin: Verlegt bei Schuster Loeffler, 1919

Number of People : 176


 1919

Remy, Alfred
Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Third edition
Revised and enlarged by Alfred Remy, M.A.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1919, 1094 p.

Number of People : 7,067


 1918

Saerchinger, Cesar
International who's who in music and musical gazetteer
Edited by Cesar Saerchinger
New York: Current Literature Pub. Co., 1918, 841 p.

Number of People : 5,340


 1917

Cooke, James Francis
Great pianists on piano playing
Philadelphia: Theo. Presser, 1917

Number of People : 28


 1916

Catalogue of artists record music rolls; July, 1916; for the Ampico, Artigraphic and Stoddard-Ampico player pianos
1916, 72 p.

Number of People : 23


 1913

Hadden, James Cuthbert
Modern musicians
(a book for players singers & listeners)
Edinburgh: T. N. Foulis, Ltd., 1913, 266 p.

Number of People : 60


 1909

Herringshaw, Thomas W.
Herringshaw's national library of American biography, etc ...
Chicago: 1909-14, 5 vols.

Number of People : 683


 1908

Kienzl, Wilhelm
Im Konzert
Berlin: Allgemeiner Verein fur Deutsche Literatur, 1908, 312 p.

Number of People : 54


 1906

Abell, Arthur M.
Leopold Godowsky
An Appreciatino of him as a Man, Composer, and Pianist
Musical Courier, 53/15, 1906, p. 14-15

Number of People : 1


 1900

Lahee, Henry C.
Famous pianists of to-day and yesterday
Boston: L.C. Page & Company, 1900

Number of People : 106


 1900

Baker, Theodore
Biographical dictionary of musicians
Compiled and edited by Theodore Baker, Ph.D.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1900, 653 p.

Number of People : 5,682

More Details : (1 Section)


 1896

Mathews, William Smith Babcock
Leopold Godowsky, pianist and composer
Music: A Monthly Magazine, 10, 1896, p. 219-28

Number of People : 1


 undated

Wininger, S.
Grosse judische Nationalbiographie
Cernauti

Number of People : 547


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