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Serkin, Rudolf
Note: Variety obit is for brother of (Robert Serkin) (Source: 1)

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

The Curtis Institute (faculty) : piano



born: 28 Mar 1903 Eger, Hungary Source: 2,3  

born: 28 Mar 1903 Eger, Hungary Source: 4  

died: 08 May 1991 Guildford, Vermont / state, USA Source: 2,3  
died: 09 Dec 1991 Source: 4  

date of Variety obit: 15 Sep 1943 (see note above)  

active: Stuttgart, Germany  
active: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic  

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

Berlin Philharmonic: debut as soloist/conductor: 01 Apr 1921  

active: 1924-1938 Vaud / canton, Switzerland  

Concerts:


10 Mar 1925 Berlin, Germany Source: 7  
11 Dec 1925 Rome, Italy Source: 7  
01 Feb 1926 Berlin, Germany Source: 7  
11 Nov 1926 Berlin, Germany Source: 7  
04 Mar 1927 Berlin, Germany Source: 7  

perf: 1929 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  

27 Nov 1929 Berlin, Germany Source: 7  
31 Mar 1930 Basel, Switzerland Source: 7  
27 Jan 1931 Berlin, Germany Source: 7  
04 Mar 1931 Basel, Switzerland Source: 7  
25 Nov 1932 Basel, Switzerland Source: 7  
17 Jan 1934 Basel, Switzerland Source: 7  
02 Nov 1934 Basel, Switzerland Source: 7  
11 Jan 1935 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
17 Mar 1936 Basel, Switzerland Source: 7  
15 Dec 1936 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania / state, USA Source: 7  
14 Jan 1937 Toronto, Ontario / province, Canada Source: 7  
09 Feb 1937 Detroit, Michigan / state, USA Source: 7  
28 Apr 1937 Basel, Switzerland Source: 7  
04 Oct 1937 Basel, Switzerland Source: 7  
31 Jan 1938 New York / city, USA Source: 7  

The Curtis Institute (faculty): 1939- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / state, USA  

10 Jan 1939 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
17 Nov 1939 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
15 Nov 1940 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
19 Apr 1941 Toronto, Ontario / province, Canada Source: 7  
01 Dec 1941 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
01 Dec 1942 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
21 Feb 1943 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
21 Oct 1943 Toronto, Ontario / province, Canada Source: 7  
07 Dec 1943 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
09 Apr 1944 Boston, Massachusetts / state, USA Source: 7  
15 Jan 1945 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
22 Nov 1945 Toronto, Ontario / province, Canada Source: 7  
04 Dec 1945 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
26 Apr 1946 San Francisco, California / state, USA Source: 7  
04 Mar 1947 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
12 Apr 1948 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
30 Apr 1948 Bloomington, Indiana / state, USA Source: 7  
26 Mar 1949 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
03 Sep 1949 Edinburgh, Scotland Source: 7  
13 Oct 1949 Toronto, Ontario / province, Canada Source: 7  
02 Dec 1949 New York / city, USA Source: 7  

perf: 1950 Bologna, Italy  

15 Apr 1950 unknown Source: 7  
10 Jun 1950 unknown Source: 7  
01 Dec 1950 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
16 Jan 1951 Ithaca, New York / state, USA Source: 7  
08 Sep 1951 Edinburgh, Scotland Source: 7  
29 Nov 1951 Toronto, Ontario / province, Canada Source: 7  
07 Dec 1951 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
25 Jan 1952 Kansas City, Kansas / state, USA Source: 7  
23 Sep 1952 Basel, Switzerland Source: 7  

perf: 1953-1954 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  

01 Dec 1953 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
04 Dec 1953 Ithaca, New York / state, USA Source: 7  
25 Oct 1955 New Haven, Connecticut / state, USA Source: 7  
21 Mar 1957 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / state, USA Source: 7  
04 Dec 1957 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
04 Dec 1958 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / state, USA Source: 7  
09 Dec 1958 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
01 Dec 1959 Ithaca, New York / state, USA Source: 7  
08 Dec 1959 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
10 Dec 1959 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / state, USA Source: 7  
00 Feb 1960 Memphis, Tennessee / state, USA Source: 7  
23 Apr 1960 New York / city, USA Source: 7  

perf: 1961-1962 Lisbon, Portugal (S. Carlos)  

01 Dec 1961 Toronto, Ontario / province, Canada Source: 7  
10 Mar 1962 Firenze, Italy Source: 7  

perf: 1963-1964 Lisbon, Portugal (S. Carlos)  

08 Mar 1963 Berkeley, California / state, USA Source: 7  
21 Mar 1963 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / state, USA Source: 7  
25 Apr 1963 Firenze, Italy Source: 7  
11 Jun 1963 Paris, France Source: 7  
12 Nov 1963 Paris, France Source: 7  
11 Dec 1963 New York / city, USA Source: 7  
20 Nov 1964 Toronto, Ontario / province, Canada Source: 7  

perf: 1965-1966 Lisbon, Portugal (S. Carlos)  

15 Feb 1965 Paris, France Source: 7  
05 Mar 1965 Rome, Italy Source: 7  
02 May 1965 Berkeley, California / state, USA Source: 7  
09 May 1966 Paris, France  

The Music Sack has 62 items with information about Rudolf Serkin:


 1999

Artist Index

p. 237-258 In:
MacKenzie, Harry
The directory of the Armed Forces Radio services series
Compiled by Harry Mackenzie
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1999

Number of People : 1,855


 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


 1995

Lexikon osterreichischer Musikerinnen und Musiker im Exil

p. 225 In:
Pass, Walter
Scheit, Gerhard
Svoboda, Wilhelm
Orpheus im Exil
Die Vertreibung der osterreichischen Musik von 1938 bis 1945
[von] Walter Pass, Gerhard Scheit, Wilhelm Svoboda
Wien: Verlag fur Gesellschaftskritik, 1995, 409 p.

Number of People : 245


 1992 Source: 3

[Obituary index]
Notes (Music Library Association), 1992

Number of People : 64


 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


 1991

Cummings, David M.
McIntire, Dennis K.
International who's who in music and musician's directory
(in the classical and light classical fields)
Twelfth edition 1990/91
Consultant editors David M. Cummings; Dennis K. McIntire
Cambridge, England: International Who's Who in Music, 1991

Number of People : 8,178


 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

Indice Dei Nomi

p. 401-440 In:
Girardi, Michele
Rossi, Franco
Il teatro la Fenici : chronologia degli spettacoli 1792-1936
Venezia: Albrizzi Editore, 1989, 491 p.

Number of People : 5,626


 1989

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

Number of People : 2,306


 1989

Performer Index : Instrumentalists

p. 443-500 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 : 3,287


 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


 1986

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


 1983

Press, Jaques Cattell
Who's who in American music : classical
First edition
Edited by Jaques Cattell Press
New York: R. R. Bowker, 1983

Number of People : 6,738


 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 Source: 7

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

Number of People : 2,682


 1982

Elder, Dean
Pianists at play : interviews, master lessons, and technical regimes
By Dean Elder
Evanston, Illinois: Instrumentalist Company, 1982, 324 p.

Number of People : 25


 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


 1980 Source: 1

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

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 Source: 2

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

Number of People : 20,506


 1979

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

Number of People : 35


 1979

Ouzer, Louis
Crociata, Francis
Contemporary musicians in photographs taken at the Eastman School of Music
By Louis Ouzer
With text by Francis Crociata
New York: Dover Publications, c1979, 118 p.

Number of People : 130


 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

Schuh, Willi
Schweizer Musikbuch : Musikerlexikon
Zurich: Atlantis Verlag, 1979

Number of People : 469


 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

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

Number of People : 3,156


 1974

Bull, Storm
Index to biographies of contemporary composers
Vol. II
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1974, 567 p.

Number of People : 6,198


 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


 1974

Jacobson, Robert
Reverberations. (interviews with the world's leading musicians)
New York: William Morrow, 1974

Number of People : 34


 1973

Fisher, Renee B.
Musical prodigies : masters at an early age
New York: Association Press, 1973, 240 p.

Number of People : 89

More Details : (1 Section)


 1972

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

Number of People : 25


 1968

Schwaiger, Egloff
Warum der Applaus : beruhmte Interpreten uber ihre Musik
Munich: Ehrenwirth Verlag, 1968

Number of People : 47


 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


 1964

Bull, Storm
Index to biographies of contemporary composers
New York: Scarecrow Press, 1964, 405 p.

Number of People : 5,157


 1963

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

Number of People : 367


 1963

1963 Gallery of concert artists

p. 96 In:
Spaeth, Sigmund
Music journal. 1963 annual
New York: Music Journal Inc, 1963, 168 p.

Number of People : 31


 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


 1958

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

Number of People : 14


 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

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

Number of People : 1,408


 1949

Ewen, David
Men and women who make music
New York: Merlin Press, 1949

Number of People : 26


 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

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

Number of People : 3,908


 1940

Ewen, David
Living musicians
New York: 1940

Number of People : 123


 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

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


 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


 1929

Riemann, Hugo
Musiklexikon
Berlin: 1929

Number of People : 575


 1929

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

Number of People : 7,599


 undated

Judisches Lexikon
Berlin

Number of People : 56


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