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Germaine Alice Schnitzer Edit Profile

pianist.

Germaine Alice Schnitzer, French pianist. Decorated by Queen Elizabeth of Roumania (Carmen Sylva). Served as soloist with Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic, Paris Concerts du Conservatoire, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Dresden Conzerte der Königl. Hofkapelle, London Philharmonic, Warsaw Philharmonic and with chief orchestras in Hamburg, Mönchen, Brussels; Member New York Beethoven Association; member Mu Phi Epsilon.

Background

Schnitzer, Germaine Alice was born on May 28, 1888 in Paris, France. Daughter of Henri and Ernestine (Kluck) Schnitzer.

Education

Educated Conservatoire National, Paris. 1st prize in harmony at same school, at age of 10, and 1st prize for piano, at 14. Nat. prize offered by Emperor of Austria, at Meister Schule, Vienna, 1904.

Career

Served as soloist with Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic, Paris Concerts du Conservatoire, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Dresden Conzerte der Königl. Hofkapelle, London Philharmonic, Warsaw Philharmonic and with chief orchestras in Hamburg, Mönchen, Brussels. Also of Holland, France and all large cities of Germany.

In America, soloist with Boston Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, New York Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Thomas Orchestra, and leading orchestras of the United States and Canada.

Membership

Served as soloist with Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic, Paris Concerts du Conservatoire, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Dresden Conzerte der Königl. Hofkapelle, London Philharmonic, Warsaw Philharmonic and with chief orchestras in Hamburg, Mönchen, Brussels. Member New York Beethoven Association.

Member Mu Phi Epsilon.

Connections

Married Doctor; children: Gerald Henry, George, Yvonne Sarah Bernhardt.

father:
Henri Schnitzer

mother:
Ernestine (Kluck) Schnitzer

spouse:
Doctor

children:
Gerald Henry Schnitzer

George Schnitzer

Yvonne Sarah Bernhardt Schnitzer