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Theodore Saidenberg (Piano)

Born: March 8, 1908 - Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Died: August 1986 - Hollywood, Florida, USA

The American pianist, Theodore Saidenberg, was a graduate of the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia.

Theodore Saidenberg was a much sought-after accompanist and partner in chamber music. He appeared in concert with Louis Kaufman, Erica Morini, Jascha Heifetz, Rose Bampton, Emmanuel Feuermann, Mischa Mischakoff, Raya Garbousova, Helen Jepson, Lily Pons, Richard Tucker and Isaac Stern. He had also a successful career in radio, motion picture recording and on the concert stage. Saidenberg and Wolfgang Edward Rebner (1910-1993) who teamed up on radio, perform in 1946 a two-piano version of Jesu, Joy of Manís Desiring, BWV 147, a work that is best known in Myra Hessís extraordinary two-hand transcription.

 

Source: Naxos Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (November 2011)

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