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EMILE SAURET - VIOLINIST

Autographed 6.5” x 9” heavy stock album leaf from the autograph album of conductor Emil Steinbach, who at this time was the Music Director of the Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Mainz.  Signers of the page include:

Emile Sauret: (1852-1920) The French violinist quotes from the 2nd movement of Vivaldi’s Violin Concerto in E Minor RV 277.  Sauret was a child prodigy who made his professional debut at the age of eight.  Studies with Charles Auguste de Beriot improved his technique.  He toured the U.S. for the first time in 1872 and then again from 1874-1876.  He often played duets with Franz Liszt.  He was married for a time to pianist Teresa Carreño. He autographs Mainz, January, 1895.

Ludwig Philipp Strecker: (1853-1943) was from Mainz and inherited Schott Music Publishers when there was no family heir.  He became Richard Wagner’s publisher and was able to compensate with Wagner’s outrageous demands through his negotiation training as a lawyer.   He published among other works Siegfried Idyll in 1877.  Emil Steinbach gave the first professional performance of the work. He autographs Mainz, January 9, 1895.

Marie Brema: (1856-1925) was a British Mezzo-Soprano and the first British singer to sing at Bayreuth.  She created the role of the Angel in Elgar’s “Dream of Gerontius”  She autographs with a dedication, Mainz, December 19, 1894.

Fritz Steinbach (1855-1916) Conductor, was the younger brother of Emil.  From  1883-1886 he taught at the Raff Conservatory in Frankfort.  From 1880-1886 he was the deputy Kapellmeister in Mainz.  In 1886 he was appointed Conductor of the Meinigen Court Orchestra at Brahms suggestion to succeed Hans von Bülow, where he conducted until 1902.  From 1898-1901 he was President of Franz Liszt’s “Allgemeiner Deutscher Musikverein”.  From 1902-1914 he was the Conductor of Cologne’s Gürzenich Orchestra and Director of the Conservatory.  Steinbach came to America in 1906 and conducted the New York Philharmonic.  He writes a sentiment to his sister-in-law and dates it, Mainz, December 19, 1894.

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