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pianiste , composer.

Adele Lewing, German pianiste, composer. award and medal, Chicago Expn; awarded prize of honor, Baltimore, 1910, for poem, “Silent Happiness.

Background

Lewing, Adele was born on August 6, 1866 in Hanover, Germany. Daughter of George and Cecilia (Prell) Lewing.

Education

G.d. A. C. Prell, Royal 1st solo violoncellist, Hanover. Graduate High School, Hanover, Royal Conservatory, Leipzig, 1885. Student under professors Reinecke and Doctor Jadassohn.

Under Professor Theodore Leschetizky, Vienna, 1893-1896. Composition under Professor Robert Fuchs, Vienna. Musical debut at Gewandhaus, Leipzig, with Beethoven’s G Major and Emperor concertos.

Concert tours in America. Recital of own compositions in Boston. Soloist at concert in honor of King of Saxony’s birthday.

Has given recitals in leading cities of the United States Received 1st prize (among 264 competitors for a song from Musical Record Competition, Boston. Award and medal, Chicago Exposition, 1893, for compositions. Composer (songs); Fair Rohtraut (prize song).

Love Song; Wanderer’s Night Song. Proposal; Springtime. By the Rhine; Evening Rest.

Winter-Night, etc. Piano pieces: Legende. Old French Dance; Meditation. Berceuse, with violin obligato.

Romance, Song Without Words. Prelude and Scherzino. Canzonetta; Greeting.

Career

Elegy for Orchestra; In an Indian Camp. In Old Virginia; In the Barnyard. Also many songs, etc.

Author of many poems. Awarded prize of honor, Baltimore, 1910, for poem, “Silent Happiness.” Now teaching, concertizing, composing and broadcasting.*.

Works

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    • Author of many poems. Awarded prize of honor, Baltimore, 1910, for poem, “Silent Happiness.” Now teaching, concertizing, composing and broadcasting.*.

Connections

father:
George Lewing

mother:
Cecilia (Prell) Lewing