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Backhaus, Wilhelm

also:

 Bachaus, Wilhelm   (Source: 1,2,3,4)

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

The Curtis Institute (faculty) : piano



born: 26 Mar 1884 Leipzig, Germany Source: 5  

died: 05 Jul 1969 Villach, Austria Source: 5  

date of Variety obit: 23 Jul 1969  

active: Stuttgart, Germany  
active: Catania, Sicily, Italy  

Concerts:


17 Feb 1901 London, England Source: 6  
29 Jun 1901 London, England Source: 6  
09 Jul 1901 London, England Source: 6  
07 May 1902 London, England Source: 6  
31 Oct 1902 Manchester, England Source: 6  

Berlin Philharmonic: debut as soloist/conductor: 02 Feb 1905  

21 Jan 1906 Giessen, Germany Source: 6  
24 Jan 1906 Antwerp, Belgium Source: 6  
19 Apr 1907 Dresden, Germany Source: 6  
24 Feb 1909 Budapest, Hungary Source: 6  
05 Mar 1909 Berlin, Germany Source: 6  
24 Mar 1909 Leipzig, Germany Source: 6  
31 Jan 1910 Vienna, Austria Source: 6  
? 01 Mar 1910 Darmstadt, Germany Source: 6  
18 Jan 1911 Helsinki, Finland Source: 6  
07 Oct 1911 London, England Source: 6  
02 Nov 1911 London, England Source: 6  
18 Nov 1911 Budapest, Hungary Source: 6  
08 Jan 1912 Boston, Massachusetts / state, USA Source: 6  
12 Jan 1912 New York / city, USA Source: 6  
? 01 Mar 1912 Darmstadt, Germany Source: 6  
15 May 1912 Paris, France Source: 6  
15 Oct 1913 Berlin, Germany Source: 6  
19 Nov 1913 New York / city, USA Source: 6  
16 Jan 1915 Budapest, Hungary Source: 6  

perf: 1920 Parma, Italy (Reinach)  

24 Mar 1922 New York / city, USA Source: 6  
24 Apr 1922 New York / city, USA Source: 6  
15 Dec 1923 London, England Source: 6  
30 Jan 1924 New York / city, USA Source: 6  
27 Feb 1924 New York / city, USA Source: 6  
18 Mar 1924 New York / city, USA Source: 6  
03 May 1924 Budapest, Hungary Source: 6  
18 May 1924 Krakow, Poland Source: 6  

The Curtis Institute (faculty): 1925-1926 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / state, USA  

28 Jan 1926 Washington, D.C., USA Source: 6  

perf: 1927-1928 Lisbon, Portugal (S. Carlos)  
perf: 1927 Bologna, Italy  

04 May 1928 Oporto, Portugal Source: 6  
07 May 1928 Oporto, Portugal Source: 6  

active: 1929 Vaud / canton, Switzerland  

09 Feb 1929 Berlin, Germany Source: 6  
21 Mar 1929 Berlin, Germany Source: 6  
12 Feb 1930 Krakow, Poland Source: 6  
09 Mar 1931 Berlin, Germany Source: 6  
16 Jan 1932 Basel, Switzerland Source: 6  
12 Feb 1932 Vienna, Austria Source: 6  
18 Apr 1932 Warsaw, Poland Source: 6  
28 Nov 1937 Krakow, Poland Source: 6  
12 Oct 1940 Vienna, Austria Source: 6  

perf: 1941-1942 Lisbon, Portugal (S. Carlos)  

12 Mar 1941 Rome, Italy Source: 6  
10 Oct 1941 Vienna, Austria Source: 6  
17 Mar 1945 Winterthur, Switzerland Source: 6  

perf: 1946-1947 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
perf: 1946-1947 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
perf: 1950-1951 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
perf: 1952-1953 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  

21 Nov 1953 Berlin, Germany Source: 6  
30 Mar 1954 New York / city, USA Source: 6  

perf: 1955-1956 Lisbon, Portugal (S. Carlos)  
perf: 1955-1956 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  

13 Feb 1955 New York / city, USA Source: 6  
11 Apr 1956 New York / city, USA Source: 6  
28 Jul 1962 Salzburg, Austria Source: 6  
17 Nov 1962 Firenze, Italy Source: 6  

taught at: Die Wiener Musikhochschule: 1964 Vienna, Austria  

30 Jul 1966 Salzburg, Austria Source: 6  

The Music Sack has 74 items with information about Wilhelm Backhaus:


 2000

Indice de Autores e Intepretes

p. 321-356 In:
Miranda, Francisco Alia
La musica en la radio : radio Ciudad Real EAJ 65 y sus discos de pizarra
Coordinador: Francisco Alia Miranda
Cuenca: Ediciones de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, 2000, 378 p.

Number of People : 2,443


 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


 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


 1995

Nomi Citati Nella Cronologia

p. 581-637 In:
Vetro, Gaspare nello
Teatro Reinach 1871-1944 : gli spettacoli musicali opere concerti operette
Parma: Comune di Parma - Archivo storico Teatro Regio, 1995, 653 p.

Number of People : 4,465


 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

Index of Artists

p. 1263-1325 In:
Kelly, Alan
His Master's Voice
Die Stimme seines Herrn. The German catalogue
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1994, 1325 p.

Number of People : 2,206


 1994

Hunt, John
Giants of the keyboard : Kempff, Gieseking, Fischer, Haskil, Backhaus, Schnabel: Discographies
Compiled by John Hunt
Exeter, England: John Hunt, 1994, 372 p.

Number of People : 6


 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


 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


 1991

Thomson, John Mansfield
The Oxford history of New Zealand music
Auckland: Oxford University Press, 1991, 315 p.

Number of People : 508


 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


 1988

Artist Index

p. 435-462 In:
Kelly, Alan
His Master's Voice
La Voce del Padrone. The Italian catalogue. A complete numerical catalogue ...
Compiled by Alan Kelly...
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1988, 462 p.

Number of People : 1,268


 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


 1987

[Mark Hambourg]
Talking Machine News, 1987, p. 2111

Number of People : 20


 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


 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

Kaiser, Joachim
Grosse pianisten in unserer Zeit
Munchen: R. Piper & Co. Verlag, 1982

Number of People : 24


 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


 1982 Source: 6

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

Number of People : 2,682


 1980 Source: 5

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


 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


 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


 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

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


 1974

The Curtis Institute of Music Faculty, 1924-1974

[unnumberered] In:
The Curtis Institute of Music. Fiftieth anniversary issue.
Overtones, volume XI, number 1, October 1, 1974

Number of People : 266


 1972

Kaiser, Joachim
Grosse Pianisten in unserer Zeit
Munchen: R. Piper & Co., 1972

Number of People : 25


 1970

Index to music necrology : 1969 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1970, p. 721

Number of People : 125


 1970

Tarantova, Marie
Vzpom inka na W. Backhause.
(Erinnerung an Wilhelm Backhaus)
G-70. 6 (1970), Nr. 1, S. 3.

Number of People : 1


 1969

Werba, Erik
Wilhelm Backhaus zum Gedenken.
Osterreichische Musikzeitschrift. 24 (1969), S. 462.

Number of People : 1


 1969

Percy, Gosta
Pianesternas nestor ur tiden.
Musikrevy. 24 (1969), S. 242.

Number of People : 1


 1969

Hausswald, Gunter
Wilhelm Backhaus [deceased]
Musica. 23 (1969), S. 496-497.

Number of People : 1


 1969

Ricolo, Gennaro
Wilheim Backhaus : una vita per Beethoven.
Benevento: Martini 1969.
      (Series: I quaderni degli Amici delia Musim; 1)

Number of People : 1


 1967

Ehrenmitglieder : B. der Akademie
(In Zeitlicher Reihenfolge)

p. 83 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 : 26


 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


 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


 1959

Bollert, Werner
Wilhelm Backhaus 75 Jahre.
Musica. 13 (1959), S. 199.

Number of People : 1


 1959

Demus, Jorg
Geburtstagsgruss an Wilhelm Backhaus.
Osterr. Musikzeitschrift. 14 (1959), S. 120-121.

Number of People : 1


 1958

Hauert, Roger
Eichmann, Arnold Heinz
Horneffer, Jacques
Wilhelm Backhaus.
Trad. de Jacques Horneffer
Geneve: Kister 1958. 31 S.
      (Series: Les grands interpretes)
       Note: Ausgabe in engl. Sprache ebenda und London: Rockliff 1958

Number of People : 1


 1958

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

Number of People : 14


 1957

Eichmann, Arnold Heinz
Wilhelm Backhaus. Aufnahmen von Roger Haurt
Genf: Kister; Frankfurt am Main: Limpert 1957. 30 S.
      (Series: Die grossen Interpreten)

Number of People : 1


 1957

Ewen, David
Living musicians : first supplement
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1957, 178 p.

Number of People : 456


 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)


 1954

Pleijel, Bengt
Wilhelm Backhaus.
Musikrevy. 9 (1954), S. 192-194.

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


 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


 1950

Overseas section

p. 315 In:
Pine, L.G.
Who's who in music
First post-war edition (1949-50)
London: Shaw Publishing, 1950, 419 p.

Number of People : 1,023


 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 Source: 2

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


 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)


 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


 1931 Source: 1

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

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

Number of People : 7,599


 1929

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

Number of People : 31


 1927

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

Number of People : 4,739


 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

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


 1924

Bekker, Leander Jan de
Black's dictionary of music & musicians ... from earliest times to 1924 ...
London: 1924

Number of People : 1,435


 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


 1919

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

Number of People : 176


 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


 1911

Jansa, Friedrich
Deutsche Tonkunstler und Musiker in Wort und Bild
Herausgegeben von Friedrich Jansa
Leipzig: Friedrich Jansa, 1911, 835 p.

Number of People : 1,632


 1908 Source: 3

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

Number of People : 54


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