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Cortot, Alfred (Denis)

Klavier, pianista, pianiste, piano, pianoforte, Soloist: Klavier, conductor


born: 26 Sep 1877 Nyon, Switzerland Source: 1  

died: 15 Jun 1962 Lausanne, Switzerland Source: 1  
died: ------------ Paris, France Source: 2  

active: Stuttgart, Germany  
active: Catania, Sicily, Italy  
active: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic  
active: Cantabria, Spain  

place active: Montreux, Switzerland  
place active: Vevey, Switzerland  

Concerts:


- Paris, France Source: 3  
23 Mar 1898 Paris, France Source: 3  
05 Mar 1906 Berlin, Germany Source: 3  

Berlin Philharmonic: debut as soloist/conductor: 15 Jul 1907  

active: 1908-1939 Vaud / canton, Switzerland  

11 Nov 1918 New York / city, USA Source: 3  
22 Jan 1919 New York / city, USA Source: 3  
00 Mar 1919 England Source: 3  
01 Jan 1920 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / state, USA Source: 3  
20 Jan 1920 New York / city, USA Source: 3  
01 Feb 1920 Montreal, Quebec / province, Canada Source: 3  
03 Feb 1920 Buffalo, New York / state, USA Source: 3  
04 Feb 1920 New York / city, USA Source: 3  
05 Feb 1920 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / state, USA Source: 3  
19 Feb 1920 New York / city, USA Source: 3  
13 Nov 1920 London, England Source: 3  
11 Dec 1920 London, England Source: 3  
20 Jan 1921 Buffalo, New York / state, USA Source: 3  
13 Mar 1922 Brussels, Belgium Source: 3  
15 Mar 1922 Brussels, Belgium Source: 3  
18 Mar 1922 Brussels, Belgium Source: 3  
19 Mar 1922 Brussels, Belgium Source: 3  
05 Feb 1923 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / state, USA Source: 3  
26 Feb 1923 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / state, USA Source: 3  
23 Mar 1923 Liege, Belgium Source: 3  
24 May 1923 Brussels, Belgium Source: 3  
08 Feb 1924 Rome, Italy Source: 3  
07 May 1924 Brussels, Belgium Source: 3  
07 May 1924 Paris, France Source: 3  
09 May 1924 Paris, France Source: 3  
09 May 1924 Brussels, Belgium Source: 3  
12 May 1924 Brussels, Belgium Source: 3  
12 May 1924 Paris, France Source: 3  
14 May 1924 Brussels, Belgium Source: 3  
14 May 1924 Paris, France Source: 3  
16 May 1924 Paris, France Source: 3  
16 May 1924 Brussels, Belgium Source: 3  
20 May 1924 Brussels, Belgium Source: 3  
20 May 1924 Paris, France Source: 3  
22 May 1924 Paris, France Source: 3  
22 May 1924 Brussels, Belgium Source: 3  
24 May 1924 Paris, France Source: 3  
24 May 1924 Brussels, Belgium Source: 3  
27 May 1924 Brussels, Belgium Source: 3  
27 May 1924 Paris, France Source: 3  
31 May 1924 Brussels, Belgium Source: 3  
31 May 1924 Paris, France Source: 3  
26 Jan 1925 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / state, USA Source: 3  
19 Mar 1925 Washington, D.C., USA Source: 3  
14 Nov 1925 Brussels, Belgium Source: 3  
14 Jan 1926 Brussels, Belgium Source: 3  
02 Jan 1927 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / state, USA Source: 3  
12 Jun 1928 Paris, France Source: 3  
29 Jun 1928 Paris, France Source: 3  
29 Jun 1928 Paris, France Source: 3  
31 Oct 1928 Basel, Switzerland Source: 3  
23 Nov 1929 Memphis, Tennessee / state, USA Source: 3  

perf: 1930-1931 Lisbon, Portugal (S. Carlos)  

10 Nov 1930 Geneve, Switzerland Source: 3  
04 Feb 1931 Copenhagen, Denmark Source: 3  
23 Feb 1931 Krakow, Poland Source: 3  
06 Nov 1931 Copenhagen, Denmark Source: 3  
10 Nov 1931 Copenhagen, Denmark Source: 3  
02 Feb 1932 Zurich, Switzerland Source: 3  
19 Jan 1933 Brussels, Belgium Source: 3  
05 Apr 1933 Copenhagen, Denmark Source: 3  
10 Nov 1933 Vienna, Austria Source: 3  
04 Jan 1934 Brussels, Belgium Source: 3  
23 Mar 1936 Moscow, Russia Source: 3  
24 Mar 1936 Moscow, Russia Source: 3  
26 Mar 1936 Moscow, Russia Source: 3  
18 Jan 1937 Basel, Switzerland Source: 3  
27 Feb 1937 Vienna, Austria Source: 3  
18 Mar 1938 Rome, Italy Source: 3  
03 Feb 1939 Basel, Switzerland Source: 3  
20 May 1946 Basel, Switzerland Source: 3  
01 Nov 1946 Basel, Switzerland Source: 3  

perf: 1947-1948 Lisbon, Portugal (S. Carlos)  
perf: 1947-1948 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  

04 Jun 1947 Basel, Switzerland Source: 3  

perf: 1948 Bologna, Italy  

The Music Sack has 80 items with information about Alfred (Denis) Cortot:


 1999

Soloisten

p. 170-184 In:
Reif, Ruth Renee
Die Stuttgarter Philharmoniker, ein historisches Portrat
Herausgegeben von der Gessellschaft der Freunde der Stuttgarter Philharmonica
Tubingen: Silberburg-Verlag, 1999

Number of People : 1,958


 1999

Concertos

p. 1375-1387 In:
Moreau, Mario
O teatro de S. Carlos : dois seculos de historia
Vol. II
Lisboa: Hugin Editores, 1999, 713-1424 p.

Number of People : 2,120


 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


 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


 1994

Indice Onomastico

p. 341-350 In:
Arce Bueno, Julio C.
La musica en Cantabria
Fundacion Marcelino Botin, 1994, 350 p.

Number of People : 591


 1993

Esquisses biographiques de quelques membres

p. 63 In:
Zuber, Serge M.
Musiques d'un siecle in Geneve 1893-1993
Association des artistes musiciens de Geneve
Editions Ariana, 1993, 149 p.

Number of People : 128


 1992

Indice Dei Nomi

p. 487-570 In:
Rossi, Franco
Girardi, Michele
Il teatro la Fenici : chronologia degli spettacoli 1938-1991
Venezia: Albrizzi Editore, 1992, 650 p.

Number of People : 11,539


 1992

Heister, Hanns-Werner
Sparrer, Walter-Wolfgang
Komponisten der Gegenwart
Edition Text+Kritik
Herausgegeben von Hanns-Werner Heister und Walter-Wolfgang Sparrer
1992

Number of People : 480


 1990

Artist Index

p. 649-679 In:
Kelly, Alan
His Master's Voice; La Voix de son Maitre; the French catalogue.
A complete numerical catalogue ...
Compiled by Alan Kelly...
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1990

Number of People : 1,204


 1990

Indice Dei Nomi e Dei Titoli della Parte Storica e Delle Appendici

p. 585-611 In:
Idonea, Giovanni
Danzuso, Domenico
Musica, musicisti e teatri a Catania
(dal mito alla cronaca)
3e edizione
Palermo: Publisicula Editrice, 1990, 660 p.

Number of People : 2,056


 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


 1987

Indice Dei Nomi

p. 296-362 In:
Trezzini, Lamberto
Due secoli di vita musicale storia del teatro comunale di Bologna
Seconda edizione
A cura di Lamberto Trezzini
Nuova Alfa Editoriale, 1987, 362 p.

Number of People : 4,845


 1985

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

Number of People : 2,597


 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


 1984

Sava, Iosif
Iubiti muzica secolului 20 : fise, eseuri, conspecte
Bucuresti: Editura Albatros, 1984, 301 p.

Number of People : 14


 1983

Index Onomastique

p. 387-423 In:
Burdet, Jacques
La musique dans le pays de Vaud 1904-1939
Lausanne: Payot, 1983, 431 p.

Number of People : 2,673


 1982

Hamilton, David
The listener's guide to great instrumentalists
By David Hamilton
New York: Facts On File, 1982, 136 p.

Number of People : 23


 1982 Source: 3

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

Number of People : 2,682


 1982

Nichols, Roger
Alfred Cortot, 1877-1962.
Musical Times, 123 (1982), S. 762-763.

Number of People : 1


 1982

Holmes, John L.
Conductors on record
London: Victor Gollancz, 1982, 734 p.

Number of People : 1,800


 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

Performer Index : Conductors

p. 417-446 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Vol. 5: indexes
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1980, 664 p.

Number of People : 2,281


 1980 Source: 1

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

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Performer Index : Instrumentalists

p. 311-366 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Vol. 5: indexes
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1980, 664 p.

Number of People : 6,053


 1979

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

Number of People : 16,262


 1979

Schang, F.C.
Visiting cards of pianists
New York: Music House, 1979

Number of People : 35


 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


 1977

Gavoty, Bernard
Alfred Cortot.
Paris: Buchet-Chastel 1977. 316 S.
       Mit Ill. u. Diskogr.
      (Series: Collection Musique)

Number of People : 1


 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 Source: 2

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


 1970

Honneger, Marc
Dictionnaire de la musique
Publie sous la direction de Marc Honneger
Paris: Bordas, 1970-76

Number of People : 6,183


 1969

Traficante, Frank
Dispersal of the Cortot collection : 290 treatises in Lexington.
Notes. 26 (1969/70), S. 713-717.

Number of People : 1


 1966

Range, Hans-Peter
Die Konzertpianisten der Gegenwart
Ein Musikliebhaber berichtet uber Konzertmilieu und 173 Klaviervirtuosen
Schwarzwald: Moritz Schauenburg Verlag Lahr, 1966, 249 p.

Number of People : 167


 1965

Korto, Alfred
O fortepiannom iskusstve. Stat'i, materialy, dokumenty.
Moskva 1965.
       Note: Uber die Kunst des Klavierspiels. Aufsatze, Materialien, Dokumente.

Number of People : 1

More Details : (1 review)


 1965

Zenei lexikon
Budapest: Zenemukiado Vallalat, 1965

Number of People : 4,351


 1963

Gavoty, Bernard
Hommage a Alfred Cortot.
Revue Musicale de la Suisse Romande. 17 (1963), No. 3, S. 4-10 und, No. 4, S. 10-13.

Number of People : 1


 1963

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

Number of People : 367


 1962

Boss, Roger
Alfred Cortot.
Schweizerische Musikzeitung. 102 (1962), S. 229-233.

Number of People : 1


 1962

Nogueira Franca, Enrico
Alfred Cortot.
Revista Brasileira de Musica. 1 (1962) No. 2, S. 54-59.

Number of People : 1


 1962

Werker, Gerard
Alfred Cortot overleden.
Mens en melodie. 17 (1962), 5: 217-218.

Number of People : 1


 1962

Adzemov, K.
Alfred Korto.
[Zum Andenken an Alfred Cortot, [died] 1962]
Sovetskaja Muzyka. 26 (1962) H. 9, S. 74-77.

Number of People : 1


 1962

Townend, P.
Who's who in music and musicians' international directory 1962
New York: Hafner Publishing Co., 1962, 331 p.

Number of People : 3,194


 1957

Feschotte, Jacques
Un grand personnage humain : Alfred Cortot.
Feuilles musicales. 10 (1957), S. 110-111.

Number of People : 1


 1957

Hahn, Kurt
L'interpretation creatrice : Comment y eduquer le virtuose. Pour le 80. anniv. d'Alfred Cortot.
Feuilles musicales. 10 (1957), S. 112-115.

Number of People : 1


 1957

Bauer, Rudolf
Moral und Amoral am Klavier. Alfred Cortot zum 80. Geburtstag.
Osterr. Musikzeitschrift. 12 (1957), S. 443-444.

Number of People : 1


 1956

Hurnik, Ilja
Cortotuv kurs interpretace.
[Cortots Interpretationskurs]
Hudebni rozhledy. 9 (1956), S. 894.

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

Bidal, Denise
Reflexions sur Cortot, les pianistes et le piano.
Feuilles musicales. 7 (1954), S. 109-112.

Number of People : 1


 1954

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 : 4,075

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1951

Mize, J.T.H. / Dr.
The international who is who in music
Fifth (Mid-Century) Edition
Dr. J.T.H. Mize Editor-in-Chief
Chicago: Who is Who in Music, 1951, 576 p.

Number of People : 2,918

More Details : (1 Section)


 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


 1948

Scholes, Percy A.
The mirror of music 1844-1944
A century of musical life in Britain as reflected in the pages of the musical times
By Percy A. Scholes
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1948, 2 VOLS p.

Number of People : 344

More Details : (1 Section)


 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

Barone, J.
Who is who in music
1941 edition
Chicago: Lee Stern Press, 1941

Number of People : 3,908


 1941

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

Number of People : 1,464


 1940

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

Number of People : 6,835


 1939

Lefebure, Yvonne
Cortot, le poete du clavier.
La Revue internationale de Musique 1, 903-06.

Number of People : 1


 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

Seymer, William
Vara dagars stora pianister. 1. Alfred Cortot.
Forenades pianoblad, vol. 3, no. 2, 1938

Number of People : 1


 1938

Schmidl, Carlo
Dizionario universale dei musicisti : Supplemento
Milan: Sonzogno, 1938, 806 p.

Number of People : 9,140


 1937

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

Number of People : 11,317


 1937

Ronald, Landon / Sir
Who's who in music
Edited by Sir Landon Ronald
London: Shaw Publishing, 1937

Number of People : 6,597

More Details : (1 Section)


 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


 1935

Vuillermoz, Emile
Alfredo Cortot.
Catalos III, Nr. 28. S. 15-17. Buenos Aires [1935].

Number of People : 1


 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)


 1929

Cardus, Neville
Samuel Langford : musical criticisms
Edited by Neville Cardus
London: Oxford University Press, 1929, 154 p.

Number of People : 31


 1929

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

Number of People : 2,425


 1926

Brower, Harriette
Modern masters of the keyboard
Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries Press, 1926

Number of People : 18


 1925

Additional recordings made in Europe

Part III In:
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 : 15


 1925

[advertising section : large biographical article]

p. 222-379 In:
Pierre Key's music year book 1925-26
New York: Pierre Key, 1925, 379 p.

Number of People : 105


 1925

Rohozinski, L.
Cinquante ans de musique francaise, de 1874 a 1925
Sous la direction de L. Rohozinski
Tome II
Paris: Librairie de France, 1925

Number of People : 350


 1922

Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical : 31em anne 1921-22. France & colonies, Monaco, Luxembourg Belgique, Suisse
Paris: Officiel General de la Musique, 1922, 1359 p.

Number of People : 186

More Details : (3 Sections)


 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


 1904

Rapin, Eugene
Histoire du piano et des pianistes
Par Eugene Rapin
Bologna: Forni Editore, 1904

Number of People : 394


 1900

Dictionnaire des laureats

p. 684 In:
Pierre, Constant
Le Conservatoire National de musique et de declamation
Documents historique et administratifs
Recueillis ou reconstitues par Constant Pierre sous-chef du secretariat, laureat de l'institut
Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1900

Number of People : 5,942


 undated

Cortot, Alfred
Chopin

Number of People : 1


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