German pianist and composer whose prowess amazed some of history's greatest, including Tchaikovsky and Franz Liszt.
Her talent moved American pianist and chronicler Amy Fay to call her "a little fairy of a scholar." Fay declared her rendition of a Beethoven concerto to be perfect.
She played for Tchaikovsky's final concert in St. Petersburg. At this concert, the Pathetique Symphony was unveiled.
She married Hungarian conductor Anton Seidl.
She studied with Franz Liszt for seven years, beginning at age 12, one of the only child prodigies whose talents and potential he embraced.