Wieniawsky, Joseph

PIANIST, COMPOSER (RUSSIA)
BORN 23 May 1837, Lublin - DIED 11 Nov 1912, Brussel
GRAVE LOCATION Brussel: Ixelles Cimetière (Pelouse U)

Joseph Wieniawsky studied music and harmony in Paris. In 1850 he returned to Russia. From 1851 until 1853 he toured with his older brother, the violonist Henry Wieniawsky. In 1856 he went to Weimar to study music under Franz Liszt.

In 1866 he settled in Moscow, where he became a professor at the Conservatory and later had his own private school. After Moscow he lived in Warsaw, where he often performend in concerts.

Related persons
• was pupil to Liszt, Franz

Sources
Cimitière d'Ixelles, Cercle D'Histoire Locale D'Ixelles, 1990
Encyclopedie van de Muziek, 1959
WIENIAWSKI, JOSEPH - JewishEncyclopedia.com

Images

The grave of Joseph Wieniawsky at Ixelles Cimetière, Brussels.
Picture by Androom (06 Mar 2004)

 

The grave of Joseph Wieniawsky at the Ixelles Cimetière, Brussels.
Picture by Androom (28 Apr 2007)

 


Wiens, Paul

Published: 6 May 2007
Last update: 6 May 2007