Kraus, Lili. (1903–1986)

Signed Program

1969 signed program from the Hungarian-born pianist, a student of Steuermann and Schnabel who went on to become a specialist in Mozart and Beethoven and make magnificent recordings with, in particular, Szymon Goldberg and Henri Temianka. On this occasion she performed Mozart's Concerto no. 20 with the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Amerigo Marino on January 28, 1969. She has signed and inscribed boldly across the page with her photograph and biography: "Dearest Ellen, we missed you badly; I hope & pray you are well & happy. God bless. This comes with my dearest love. Lili Kraus." Program 36 pp. Inscription slightly smudged, but overall fine. 6 x 9 inches (15 x 22.8 cm). (17228)

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