Madeline Schiller

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Birthday
8, 1843
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 3, 1911 (67)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
8, 1843
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 3, 1911 (67)

About

Heavily influenced U.S. music. She gave the 1881 world premiere of Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 2 in New York.

Before Fame

She studied with famed Bohemian composer and piano virtuoso Ignaz Moscheles while at Leipzig in 1860 where she would perform her debut in 1862.

Trivia

She often collaborated with violinist and conductor Theodore Thomas after moving to New York.

Family Life

She married Marcus Elmer Bennett in 1872, a Boston native, after which she moved to the United States.

Associated With

She premiered many composers' works in the United States, including pieces by Camille Saint-Saens.