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Fritz Kreisler Edit Profile

composer , violinist

Fritz Kreisler, Austrian violinist, composer. Awarded gold medal Vienna Conservatory, 1885, Premier Grand Prix, Paris Conservatory, 1887, Beethoven gold medal London Philharmonic Society.

Background

Kreisler, Fritz was born on February 2, 1875 in Vienna, Austria.

Education

Studied with Hellmesberger and Auer at Vienna Conservatory, with Massart and Delibes at Paris Conservatory. Studied medicine in Vienna, art in Rome and Paris.

Career

Made American debut, Boston, November 9, 1888. Composer for violin, for string quartet.

Connections

Married Harriet Lies, 1902.

spouse:
Harriet Lies