D’ALBERT, Eugen. 14368



Letter Signed, to a photographic establishment in Berlin. In German. A good one page example, 9 x 5½ inches. Grand Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten, Hamburg, 1907. Eugen (originally Eugène) Francis Charles d’Albert (11864 – 1932) was a Scottish-born German pianist and composer. He emigrated to Germany, where he studied with Franz Liszt and began a career as a concert pianist. While pursuing his career as a pianist, d’Albert focused increasingly on composing, producing 21 operas and a considerable output of piano, vocal, chamber and orchestral works. His most successful opera was Tiefland, which premiered in Prague in 1903.