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Leopold Auer

  • Birth 7 Jun 1845 Veszprém, Veszprém, Hungary
  • Death 17 Jul 1930 Loschwitz, Dresdener Stadtkreis, Saxony (Sachsen), Germany
  • Burial Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York, USA
  • Plot Ferncliff Mausoleum, Unit 1, Alcove D, Crypt 31
  • Memorial ID 8612

Musician. Born in Veszprim, Hungary, he was a master violinist, transcriber of violin music and a professor at the Imperial Conservatory in Petrograd. In 1918, he relocted to New York, where he was noted for his great violin students which included Mischa Elman, Jascha Heifetz, Toscha Seidel and Efrem Zimbalist. He died of pneumonia in Dresden, Saxony.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 2 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8612
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leopold Auer (7 Jun 1845–17 Jul 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8612, citing Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .