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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Philipp, Isidor (Edmond)

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Hungarian pianist born at Budapest Sept. 2, 1863. He went to Paris at the age of sixteen and entered the Conservatoire as a pupil of Mathias. In 1883 he won the first pianoforte prize, and later took a supplementary course under Saint-Saë ns, Stephen Heller, and Ritter. Philipp has played at the Conservatoire concerts, as well as at those of Lamoureux and Le Châ telet. He has also performed in Brussels, London, Geneva, and Barcelona. In conjunction with Loeb and Berthelier he established chamber-music concerts in the Salle Erard, where many of the finest modern chamber compositions have been performed. Philipp also reorganized the Socié té des Instruments à Vent and the Socié té d' Art, of which latter he is president. His compositions include: "Suite Fantastique" "Rê verie Mé lancolique" "Sé ré nade Humoristique"— all for orchestra— besides exercises and é tudes and editions of classic studies.

Bibliography : Baker, Biog. Dict. of Musicians , New York, 1900.S. J. So.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Philipp, Isidor (Edmond)'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. 1901.

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