|Name Alexander Goldenweiser|
|Education Moscow Conservatory|
|Died November 26, 1961, Moscow, Russia|
Albums Russian Piano School. Alexander Goldenweiser and Gregory Ginzburg
Similar People Sergei Rachmaninoff, Alexander Scriabin, Grigory Ginzburg, Samuil Feinberg, Lazar Berman
Alexander goldenweiser tale for piano op 39
Alexander Borisovich Goldenweiser (or Goldenveyzer; Russian: Алекса́ндр Бори́сович Гольденве́йзер; 10 March [O.S. 26 February] 1875 – 26 November 1961) was a Russian pianist, teacher and composer.
- Alexander goldenweiser tale for piano op 39
- Alexander goldenweiser plays chopin 9 mazurkas
- Honours and awards
- Selective discography
Goldenweiser was born in Kishinev, Bessarabia, Russia, and studied at the Moscow Conservatory under Sergei Taneyev and Vassily Safonoff, winning the Gold Medal for Piano upon his graduation in 1897. He joined the faculty of the Conservatory shortly afterward, and during his tenure there, his pupils included Grigory Ginzburg, Lazar Berman, Samuil Feinberg, Dmitry Kabalevsky, Galina Eguiazarova, Nikolai Petrov, Nikolai Kapustin, Alexander Braginsky, Sulamita Aronovsky, Tatiana Nikolayeva, Dmitry Paperno, Oxana Yablonskaya, Nelly Akopian-Tamarina, Dmitri Bashkirov, Dmitry Blagoy and many others. See: List of music students by teacher: G to J#Alexander Goldenweiser.
Rachmaninoff's Second Suite, Op. 17, was dedicated to him as well as Medtner's Lyric Fragments, Op. 23.
He was a close friend of Leo Tolstoy. He published memories of his relationship with Tolstoy in his book Vblizi Tolstogo.
He made a number of renowned recordings as a pianist, including four recordings on piano roll for the Welte-Mignon reproducing piano in 1910. He died in 1961, in Moscow Oblast.