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Ignaz Friedman

Ignaz Friedman (also spelled Ignace or Ignacy; full name Solomon (Salomon) Isaac Freudman(n), Yiddish: שְׁלֹמֹה יִצְחָק פֿרײדמאַן‎; February 13, 1882 – January 26, 1948) was a Polish pianist and composer. Critics (e.g. Harold C. Schonberg) and colleagues (e.g. Sergei Rachmaninoff) alike placed him among the supreme piano virtuosi of his day, alongside Leopold Godowsky, Moriz Rosenthal, Josef Hofmann and Josef Lhévinne.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 14th, 1882 (Podgórze), Died January 26th, 1948 (Sydney)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, composer, harpsichord

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W98196 12-in. 12/28/1925 Ballade in A flat Ignaz Friedman Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W98197 12-in. 12/28/1925 Ballade in A flat Ignaz Friedman Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W98198 12-in. 12/30/1925 Moonlight sonata Ignaz Friedman Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W98199 12-in. 12/30/1925 Moonlight sonata Ignaz Friedman Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W98200 12-in. 12/30/1925 Moonlight sonata Ignaz Friedman Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W98201 12-in. 12/31/1925 Moonlight sonata Ignaz Friedman Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W98202 12-in. 12/31/1925 Nocturne Ignaz Friedman Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W98203 12-in. 12/31/1925 Etude, op. 10, no. 12 Ignaz Friedman Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W98230 12-in. 2/6/1926 Valse in A minor Ignaz Friedman Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W98237 12-in. 2/6/1926 Minuet Ignaz Friedman Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Friedman, Ignaz," accessed June 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105057.

Friedman, Ignaz. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105057.

"Friedman, Ignaz." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105057

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