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Julius Epstein, Famous Jewish Pianist, Dies

March 5, 1926
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Professor Julius Epstein, well known Austrian Jewish pianist and teacher, for 34 years head of the Vienna Conservatory, died here yesterday at the age of ninety-four.

Julius Epstein was a native of Agram, Austria. He studied music with Lichtenegger. piano with Anton Halm and composition with Johann Rifinatscha. Among his pupils were Ignaz Brull, Marcella Sembrich. Mahler, Paolo Gallico and Ernst Kunwald. He was an editor of Breitkopf and Hartel’s edition of Schubert’s works. He also edited Beethoven’s works and the Anthologie Classique. His son. Richard Epstein, is a well known pianist and teacher.

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