unbekannter Gast

Czerny, Carl#

b. Vienna, Feb. 21, 1791, d. Vienna, July 15, 1857, pianist and famous piano teacher, pupil of L. van Beethoven, teacher of F. Liszt, composed more than 1000 pieces of which the educational pieces "Schule der Gelaeufigkeit" and "Schule der linken Hand" and several Études are still used in teaching; was one of the most important Viennese musicians of his time.

Literature#

G. Schuenemann, Geschichte der Klaviermusik, 1953; G. Wehmeyer, C. C. und die Einzelhaft am Klavier oder Die Kunst der Fingerfertigkeit und die industrielle Arbeitsideologie, 1983.