Lhevinne, Rosina. (1880–1976)

Signed Photograph receiving 80th Birthday Citation from Juilliard

Uncommon signed Impact Photos of NY photograph of the great pianist, perhaps the single most prominent and influential piano pedagogue ever to teach in America, receiving a citation from Juilliard School of Music on the occasion of her 80th birthday.  Lhevinne has inscribed over the certification: "To Mr. Gaber with very best wishes/ Rosina Lhevinne." Tiny pin hole to upper left margin, occasional surface creasing, else fine.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.).

From the collection of George Gaber (1916–2007), noted percussionist who performed with a number of professional ensembles, including the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Baltimore Symphony and worked with Leonard Bernstein, Otto Klemperer, Igor Stravinsky, Henry Mancini, Duke Ellington and many others over the span of his career.  From 1960 to 1986 taught percussion at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and was also an artist in residence at Carnegie Mellon University, an adjudicator for National Music Arts in Japan and the Canadian Music Competition, and a Hall of Fame recipient in Percussion Arts Society.


Classical Music
Signed Photograph