Scotta, Frida

VIOLINIST (DENMARK)
BORN 31 Mar 1871, Kopenhagen - DIED 29 Apr 1948, Ohlstadt, Bayern
REAL NAME Schytte, Frida
GRAVE LOCATION Ohlstadt, Bayern

Daughter of the lawyer and chief prosecutor Carl Fredrik Vilhelm Schytte (1832-1916) and his wife Ausa HÝhling (1837-1916). She was taught the violin by Ferdinand Stockmarr and Valdemar Tofte. In 1888 she continued her studies in Paris under Lambert Massart. In 1890 she graduated cum laude from the Conservatory in Paris. By that time she already performed in Denmark.

Concerts in the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Russia followed. She played a violin created by Antonio Stradivari in 1709 and was mostly accompanied by her mother and was well known for performing the work of Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Bruch, Saint-SaŽns and Wieniawski.

In 1897 she married the painter Friedrich August von Kaulbach. She continued her career until she was pregnant of her third daughter and retired in 1903. Their three daughters were Doris (1898-1950), Hedda (1900-1992) and Mathilde (1904-1986).

Family
• Husband: Kaulbach, Friedrich August von (1897-1920)

Related persons
• was painted by Kaulbach, Friedrich August von


Images

The mausoleum for Friedrich August von Kaulbach in Ohlstadt.
Picture by Androom (27 Aug 2003)

 

Inside of the mausoleum for Friedrich August von Kaulbach in Ohlstadt.
Picture by Androom (27 Aug 2003)

 

Sources
Jose Sanchez-Penzo: The Way Famous String Instruments Went - Players
Frida Schytte - Wikipedia


Scribe, EugŤne

Published: 13 Jan 2018
Last update: 13 Jan 2018