Directory of Musicians who performed in Berlin in 1907

These musicians gave concerts in Berlin in 1907. For musicians who performed in Berlin and were also based in the city at that time, see the list:

Based in Berlin in 1907

C = Composer; P = Pianist; V = Violinist;D = Director/Conductor;
S=Singer; 1907 date is of their performance(s) that year

  • Adams-Buell, Robert (1883-) P (11.2.1907)
    • Martin Krause student from Milwaukee
  • Adler, Clarence (1886-1969) P (28.9.1907)
    • student of Godowsky, Reisenauer
    • eventual teacher of Aaron Copland
    • Music Sack
  • Alda, Frances (1879-1952) Soprano (1.11.1907)
  • Avani-Carreras, Maria (1872-1966) P (6.12.1907)
    • Italian pianist
    • Vienna performance 5.3.1904 
    • Music Sack
  • Bauer, Harold (1873-1951) P (31.10.1907)
  • Beklemischeff, Gregorii (1881-1935) P (17.12.1907)
    • studied with Safonoff and Busoni
    • taught in Russia
  • Berber, Felix (1871-1930) V (11.1, 4.2.1907)
  • Bertram, Theodor (1869-1907) Baritone
  • Beutel, Carl (1881-1959) P (2.4.1907)
    • Jonás student
  • Brennerberg, Irene von (1873-1922) V (11.4, 17.11.1907)
  • Buff-Giessen, Hans (13.4, 25.4.1907)
  • Calzin, Alfred P (27.2, 7.12.1907)
    • American, Jonás student
  • Cernikov, Vladimir  (1882-1940) P
    • b. Paris, was based in London
    • friends with Diaghilev
    • memoir: Humor and Harmony (1936)
  • Certani, Alessandro V (21.3.1907)
  • Chartres, Vivien (1893-1941) V (12.10, 27.10, 31.10, 25.11.1907)
  • Connell, Horatio (1876-1936) Baritone (11.4.1907)
    • American, his debut
    • NY Phil 5.1.1911
  • Culp, Julia (1880-1970) Mezzo-soprano (14.2, 6.3, 5.10, 7.10, 21.10, 13.11, 25.11, 6.12.1907)
    • NY Phil 1912
  • Curci, Alberto (1886-1973) V (24.2.1907)
    • Joachim student
  • Curzon-Smith, Nellie P (18.3.1907)
    • British, said to have died young
    • studied at Hochschule, Mendelssohn Prize recipient
  • Davies, Fanny (1861-1934) P (8.1.1907)
  • Dubois, Marie P (8.3, 25.11, 7.12.1907)
  • Durigo, Ilona (1881-1943) S (11.11.1907)
    • specialist in Mahler
  • Edger, Louis (1884-1915) P (16.3.1907)
  • Eisner, Bruno (1884-1978) P (19.11.1907)
  • Elman, Mischa (1891-1967) V
    • NY Phil 12.2.1909, 8.12.1912
  • Elvyn, Myrtle (1886-1975) P (15.2.1907)
  • Enesco, Georges (1881-1955) V, C, P
  • Fiedler, Max (31.12.1859-01.12.1939) D
  • Flesch, Carl (1873-1944) V
    • taught at Amsterdam Conservatory  1903-08
    • 1896 Berlin debut, other B Phil performances 1916, 1927, 27.2.1933
    • soloist with NY Phil 1914
    • soloist with Philadelphia Orchestra 1914, 1923, 1925
    • taught at Curtis Institute
  • Gerhardt, Elena (1883-1961) S
    • NY Phil 2/29/1912
  • Gipser, Else (1875-1925) P (7.2, 3.1.1907)
  • Goldenweiser, Alexander (1875-1961) P (22.1.1907)
  • Goldschmidt, Paul (1882-1917) P (21.2, 8.4, 17.10.1907)
  • Guaita, Carlo (1885-1912) Cellist
    • Hochschule instructor 1910-12
  • Gulbranson, Ellen (1863-1947) S
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  • Haasters, Anna (1866-) P
    • student of Hans von Bülow
  • Hadeln, Nancy von C
  • Hadley, Henry (1871-1937) C, D
  • Hall, Elsie (1877-1976) P
    • from South Africa
    • studied at the Hochschule
  • Hall, Glenn Tenor (21.2.1907)
    • student of Mrs. Nikisch
  • Hasse, Hans B. V
  • Heyman, Katherine Ruth (1877-1944) P (19.12.1907)
    • Barth student from California
    • new music advocate
  • Hinze-Reinhold, Bruno (1877-1964) P (5.1.1907)
    • student of Reisenauer, Teichmüller
    • Berlin Phil debut 1900
  • Hirt, Fritz (1888-1970) V (9.3.1907)
  • Horszowski, Mieco (1892-1993) P
  • Hüttner, Georg (1861-1919) D
    • conductor of the Dortmund Orchestra from 1887
  • Hufeld, Albert (1876-?) P (12.11.1907)

     

  • Kahl-Decker, Maria P (18.12.1907)
    • Stavenhagen student
    • still playing in 1948
  • Karg-Ehlert, Sigfrid (1877-1933) C, P (20.1.1907)
  • Kasperowa, Leocadia
  • Kleeberg, Clotilde (1866-1909) P (17.1.1907)
  • Klemperer, Otto (1885-1973) P, D
  • Koennecke, Richard (1874-) Baritone
  • Konewesky, Eugenie V
    • had a Quartet
  • Kothe, Robert S (27.2.1907)
    • lute singer
  • Kreisler, Fritz (1875- 1962) V, C
  • Leginska, Ethel (1890-1970) P (12.11.1907)
    • Leschetizsky student
    • BP debut 28.12.1906; as conductor 13.11.1924 
    • NY Phil 14.2.1915
    • Music Sack
  • Lerner, Tina (1889-after 1946) P (5.3.1907)
    • toured US with Zimbalist 1908-09
    • NY Phil 19.1.1913
    • Music Sack
  • Lewinger, Max (1870-1908) V (4.1.1907)
    • Dresden Concertmaster, leader of Lewinger Quartet
    • BP debut 19.12.1896
  • Maitland, Robert (1875-) Baritone (17 and 27. 1.1907)
    • British
    • Hamburg Opera
  • Manén, Joan (1883-1971) V (6.1.1907)
  • Mannstaedt, Franz (1852-1932) D, P
    • BP debut (piano) 30.4.1883 
  • Marchesi, Blanche S (26.2.1907)
  • Marteau, Henri (1874-1934) V, C (4, 8. 3.1907)
    • Paris Conservatoire
    • BP debut 13.11.1890; last concert 9.1.1931
    • advocate for new music
  • Marx-Goldschmidt, Berthe (1859-1925) P
  • Medtner, Nicolas (1880-1951) P, C (5.11.1907)
    • trained and later taught at Moscow Cons.
    • close friend of Rachmaninoff
    • Music Sack
  • Menge, Max (1881-after. 1943) V (19.1.1907)
    • from Hamburg
  • Messchaert, Johannes Baritone
    • Lied and oratorio singer
    • 1893 Berlin debut, frequent visitor up to 1914
    • taught at the Hoch Cons. in Frankfurt
    • Taught at the Berlin Hochschule
  • Michaelis, Melanie (1882-1969) V
    • Joachim student
    • known for modern music performance
    • had a Quartet
  • Morsztyn, Comtesse Helene (1886-1953) P (12.1.1907)
    • Polish, student of Sauer
    • Vienna performance 13.11.1905
    • settled in US
    • Music Sack
  • Morvay, Susanne P
    • Hungarian child prodigy
    • teacher Stefan Thoman
    • based in England 1920s
  • Olitzka, Rosa (1869/1873-1949) S
    • Berlin Phil 6.12.1889 
    • Covent Garden 1893, Met 1895
  • Panthès, Marie (1871-1955) P (15.2.1907)
    • Russian
    • Berlin Phil debut 16.2.1896
    • Professor at Geneva Conservatory
  • Panzner, Karl (1866-1923) D
    • Born Teplitz, Dresden cons.
    • Bremen Philharmonic concerts 1899
    • 1909 music director Düsseldorf
  • Parlow, Kathleen (1890-1963) V
    • NY Phil 19.3.1911
  • Pauer, Max von (1866-1945) P, A 
    • Stuttgart Conservatory
    • last performance with BP 22.10.1930
    • Memoir: Unser seltsames Ich: Lebensschau eines Künstlers. Spemann, 1942.
    • NY Phil 16.2.1913
  • Powell, John (1882-1963) P, C
    • frequent soloist with Boston, NY
    • NY Phil 21.11.1915
    • compositions also featured in NY up to 1940
    • Music Sack
  • Pütz, Egon (1887-) P (10.10.1907)
    • Paris Cons. (Pugno), Carreño 
    • Spanish but b. Berlin, Mostly in America, lived in Berlin 1920s
  • Puyans, Emilio (1883-1956) Cuban flutist
    • Paris Conservatory First Prize, 1904
    • San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
  • Rawak, Margarethe (1877-1959) V
    • student of Joachim
  • Reinhold, Artur (1881-?) P (16.10.1907)
    • from Königsberg, Reisenauer student in Leipzig
    • was thought to be pushed too far too soon
    • taught in Leipzig
    • returned to Königsberg to be a piano dealer (Niemann)
  • Reisenauer, Alfred (1863-1907) P (2, 9. 3.1907)
  • Reuter, Florizel von (1890-1985) V, C (2.3.1907)
    • studied with Marteau
    • Memoir: Great People I Have Known. Waukesha, Wis., c1961.
  • Ripper, Alice (1883-1961) P
  • Risler, Edouard (1873-1929) P
  • Ritchie, Albany (1881-1965) V (21.11.1907)
    • became concertmaster of the Seattle Symphony
  • Romaine, Ninon (1883-1930) P (16.11.1907)
    • b. Toledo, OH d. Bengal, India
    • studied with Teichmüller in Leipzig
    • lived in Berlin 1911-1920 
  • Ronald, Landon (1873-1938) D
  • Saatweber-Schlieper, Ellen (1874-1933) P (24.10, 6.11, 19.11.1907)
    • Leschetizsky student, longtime collaboration with Marteau; Reger specialist
  • Sant, Elsa S
  • Sapellnikoff, Wassily (1867-1941) P (17.2.1907)
  • Sarasate, Pablo de (1844-1908) V
  • Sauer, Emil (1862-1942) P
  • Sauret, Emile (1852-1920) V
    • taught at the Kullak Academy Berlin from 1881,
    • Royal Academy, London from 1891,
    • Chicago Musical College from 1903-06.
  • Scheidemantel, Karl (1859-1923) S
    • Based in Dresden
  • Schelling, Ernest (1876-1939) P, C
  • Schillings, Max (1868-1933) C, D
  • Scholander, Sven (1860-1936) S
  • Schnitzer, Germaine (1887-1982) P
  • Schumann, Elisabeth (1885-1952) S
  • Sebald, Alexander (1869-1934) V (7.1., 2.2.1907)
    • student of Cesar Thomson
    • Gewandhaus Q violist 1899-1904
    • settled in Chicago 1910
  • Seidel, Hermann V
    • in Los Angeles during WWI
  • Sekles, Bernhard (1872-1934) C, P
  • Sembrich, Marcella (1858-1935) S
  • Serato, Arrigo (1877-1948) V
    • father the cellist of the Bologneser Q
    • Berlin debut 1895
    • NY Phil 15.11.1914
    • in NY after WWI
  • Siegel, Louis (1886-1955) V
    • b. in US and taught in Rochester NY after WWI
    • Liege Conservatory gold medal at age 16
  • Sieveking, Martinus (1867-1950) P (20.12.1907)
  • Sinding, Christian (1856-1941) C
  • Slottko, Therese (d. 1953) P
  • Spörry, Robert S
  • Springer, Gisela (1869- ) P (25.1., 14.11. 12.12.1907) 
    • Vienna performance 6.2.1904
    • soloist with the Berlin Philharmonic in 1912, 1916, and 1921.
    • It is thought that she died at the Łódź/Litzmannstadt ghetto in the 1940s.
  • Staegemann, Helene (1877-1923) S
    • married in 1909 Dr. Phil. Sigward Graf zu Eulenburg (son of Philipp zu Eulenburg, close friend of the Kaiser)
  • Stavenhagen, Bernhard (1862-1914) P, D
  • Stubenrauch, Carlotta  (1883-1973) V
    • toured as child prodigy
    • Paris educated 

 

Vecsey, Franz von (1893-1935) V (14.2.1907)

Vogrich, Max (1852-1916) P, C

Voigtländer, Edith von (1892-1978) V

 

  • Wedekind, Erika (1868-1944) S
    • Coloratura soprano
    • sister of Frank Wedekind
    • at the Dresden Hofoper from 1894-1909
  • Wüllner, Ludwig (1858-1938)
  • Ysaye, Eugene (1858-1931) V, C, D (11.3.1907)
  • Zimbalist, Efrem (1890-1985) V
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