Landowska, Wanda

(1877–1959)
   Polish musician. Landowska grew up in Poland, settled in Paris in 1900, and emigrated to the United States in 1941. She was internationally renowned as a harpsichord player and teacher, and an authority on old music.

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  • LANDOWSKA, WANDA — (1879–1959), harpsichordist, pianist, and composer. Born in Warsaw, Landowska bean to play the piano at the age of four. She studied at the Warsaw Conservatory with Michaełowski and in Berlin (1896) with Moszkowski (piano and composition). In… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Landowska, Wanda — ▪ Polish musician in full  Wanda Louise Landowska   born July 5, 1879, Warsaw, Pol., Russian Empire died Aug. 16, 1959, Lakeville, Conn., U.S.  Polish born harpsichordist (harpsichord) who helped initiate the revival of the harpsichord in the… …   Universalium

  • Landowska,Wanda — Lan·dow·ska (lăn dôfʹskə, län dôfʹskä), Wanda. 1879? 1959. Polish born harpsichordist who was largely responsible for the modern revival of interest in the harpsichord. * * * …   Universalium

  • Landowska,Wanda — (1879 1959)    Polish musician.She studied with the Chopin interpreter, Michalowski, at the Warsaw Conservatory. In 1895 she went to Berlin to study counterpoint and composition. In 1900 she eloped with the musician Henry Lew to Paris. From 1909… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Landowska, Wanda — ► (1877 1959) Pianista, clavecinista y compositora polaca. Fue considerada la virtuosa máxima del clavecín …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Landowska, Wanda (Louise) — born July 5, 1879, Warsaw, Pol., Russian Empire died Aug. 16, 1959, Lakeville, Conn., U.S. Polish born U.S. harpsichordist and pianist. After establishing herself as a pianist and devoting much energy to musicological research, she had a… …   Universalium

  • Landowska, Wanda (Louise) — (5 jul. 1879, Varsovia, Polonia, Imperio Ruso–16 ago. 1959, Lakeville, Conn., EE.UU.). Clavecinista y pianista estadounidense nacida en Polonia. Después de consagrarse como pianista y dedicar mucha energía a la investigación musicológica,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Landowska — Landowska, Wanda …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Wanda Landowska — Naissance 5 juillet 1879 Varsovie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wanda Landowska — Wanda Landowska, porträtiert von Emil Orlík. Wanda (Aleksandra) Landowska (* 5. Juli 1879 in Warschau, damals Russisches Reich; † 16. August 1959 in Lakeville, Connecticut) war eine polnische Cembalistin und …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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