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date: 05 December 2019

Marcus, Adele locked

  • Ellen Highstein
  • , revised by Elizabeth Perten

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(b Kansas City, MO, Feb 22, 1906; d New York, NY, May 3, 1995). American pianist and teacher. After early training in Los Angeles, at the age of 15 she entered The Juilliard School, where she studied with Josef Lhévinne for four years. Marcus made her debut, as a winner of the Naumburg Prize, in New York’s Town Hall in 1929. Later, she studied in Berlin with artur Schnabel . Marcus taught at The Juilliard School for seven years as Lhévinne’s assistant, and then as a faculty member from 1954–90. Among her outstanding pupils were Agustin Anievas, Horacio Gutiérrez, and Byron Janis. Marcus performed both in recitals and as a soloist with orchestras throughout the United States and in Canada, Europe, and Israel. An acclaimed piano pedagogue, Marcus presented hundreds of master classes and lectures both within the United States and around the world. She authored Great Pianists Speak with Adele Marcus...

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