Coenraad V. Bos

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Birthday
7, 1875
Birthplace
Netherlands
Death Date
Aug 5, 1955 (79)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
7, 1875
Birthplace
Netherlands
Death Date
Aug 5, 1955 (79)

About

Considered to be one of the greatest accompanists of his era. He mainly accompanied lieder singers.

Before Fame

He worked with many of the foremost artists of the time, including Raimund von zur-Mühlen, Elena Gerhardt, Julia Culp, Frieda Hempel, Gervase Elwes, Ludwig Wüllner, and Helen Traubel.

Trivia

He wrote a highly regarded book about the art of accompanying titled The Well-Tempered Accompanist in 1949.

Family Life

He was born in Leiden, but he died in Chappaqua, New York. His family recognized his talent early on and enrolled him in the Berlin High School for Music.

Associated With

He left behind recordings of many composers, including Franz Schubert.