Autograph Letter Signed. A good one page example, 7 x 4 inches. 20 December 1887. Natalie Janotha (1856-1932), Polish pianist. She performed her first recital in 1868 and toured Europe as a concert pianist. In 1885 she became the Imperial Court pianist in Berlin. She became noted as a mountain climber, sometimes wearing men’s trousers. In 1883 she became the first woman to ascend Gerlach, the highest mountain in Carpathians.