Steuermann, Edward [Eduard]
- Michael Steinberg
(b Sambor, June 18, 1892; d New York, Nov 11, 1964). American pianist and composer of Polish birth. His education as a pianist was with Vilém Kurz (Lemberg) and Busoni (Berlin). He was to have studied composition with Humperdinck, but was so shocked when asked whether he wanted to compose in the Brahmsian or the Wagnerian manner that he never went back. Busoni, therefore, sent him to Schoenberg. In ...