Ernest Kaspar Hoffzimmer Edit Profile
Student College in Cologne, 1895-1899. Degree as Concertpianist, Cologne Cons. of Music, 1900. Student masterclass of Feruccio Buconi in Weimar and Berlin, 1900-1904.
Came to the United States, 1927, naturalized, 1934. Concert pianist, European Countries, 1900-1927. Teacher, Conservatory of Music, Duesseldorf, 1901-1905.
Head, masterclass, Sterns Conservatory, Berlin, 1905-1927. Head, piano department, school of music, Indiana University, 1927-1948, now as professor emeritus. Head of piano department, Southern California School of Music and Arts, Los Angeles, since 1948.
Extension work, Indianapolis, 1927-1941. Author: Lecture on the Musical Memory, University Study, 1933. Contributor articles in German music periodicals.
Researcher in pianotechnique, which aims direct at self expression and control. Address: Pacific Art Center, Rivera Beach Club, Redondo Beach California‡.
Married Sarah Ellen Rough, June 11, 1929. Children: Sarah Christine, Willa Catherine.