Komponist und Musikschriftsteller (1857-1941). Friendship album with 49 autograph entries including Franz Liszt and Ernst Mach. Graz, Wien, Prag u. a. O. 45 Bll. mit 49 (teils einmontierten) Eintragungen. Grüner Lederband der Zeit. 8vo. Mit zwei Beilagen (s. u.).
$ 7,727 / 6.500 €
A pretty album begun by Kienzl in 1873, containing numerous prominent contributors. Foremost of all are Franz List, who signs the printed music to Kienzl's "Die Lotosblume" (pasted in) "in kind memory" on 12 July 1877, and Ernst Mach, who on 27 October 1875 entered a full-page poem (with brief musical quotation) which wittly relates the physics and philosophy of sound waves and music. Among the other contributors are Richard Sahla (violin virtuoso, conductor and composer, 1855-1931; with musical quotation), Adolf Jensen (composer, 1837-79), Ferdinand Thieriot (conductor and composer, 1838-1919; with musical quotation), Franz Stelzhamer (poet, 1802-74; pasted in), Anastasius Grün (i.
e. Anton Graf Auersperg, writer and politician, 1806-76), Louise Codecasa (painter, 1856-1927/33), Richard Heuberger (composer and critic, 1850-1914), Peter Rosegger (writer, 1843-1918), August Wilhelm Ambros (musical scholar and composer, 1816-76), Josef Popper-Lynkeus (social reformer and inventor, 1938-1921), Sophie Menter (pianist, musical educator and composer, 1846-1918), Oskar Teuber (theatre historian, journalist and writer, 1852-1901), Robert Hamerling (writer, 1830-89), Anton Emanuel Schönbach (German scholar, 1848-1911), Alfred Woltmann (art historian, 1841-80; 29), Adolf Wallnöfer (composer and operatic tenor, 1854-1946; with musical quotation), Oscar Paul (musical scholar, 1836-98; with musical quotation), Jakob Eduard Schmölzer (composer, flautist and collector of folk songs, 1812-86), Hans Brandstetter (sculptor, 1854-1925; 44, with mounted pencil drawing), Emanuel Geibel (writer, 1815-84), and Aglaja Orgéni (singer and voice instructor, 1841-1926). - Well preserved..