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date: 22 August 2019

Oury [née de Belleville], Anna Caroline locked

  • J.A. Fuller Maitland
  • , revised by Andrew Lamb

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(b Landshut, June 24, 1808; d Munich, July 22, 1880). German pianist and composer, of French descent . The daughter of a French nobleman who was director of the Munich Nationaltheater, she spent her childhood in Augsburg, where she studied with the cathedral organist. From 1816 to 1820 she studied with Carl Czerny in Vienna, where she was introduced to Beethoven and heard him improvise on the piano. In 1820 she returned to Munich, performing there with great success; she spent the next year in Paris and then resumed her studies in Vienna with Johann Andreas Streicher. She subsequently toured to Warsaw and Berlin. In July 1831 she made her London début in a concert at Her Majesty’s Theatre with Nicolò Paganini and in October married the English violinist Antonio James Oury. Between 1831 and 1839, they toured in Russia, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, France and Belgium, before settling in England. In ...

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