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Rosé String Quartet. (1883-1938)
Signed Photograph
- Original postcard photograph signed on the verso by the complete members of the legendary quartet in its 1923 formation: Arnold Rosé, Paul Fischer, Anton Rusitzka, and Anton Walter. The quartet is shown as photographed by Julietta of Bucarest, with the photographer's dated stamp at the lower right. The members have signed on the verso in pencil. Light toning; overall in fine condition. 5.25 x 3.5 inches (13.4 x 8.5 cm).Led by Arnold Rosé (1863-1946), who was Mahler's brother-in-law and who worked closely with Brahms and others, the quartet was active for 55 years and gave first performances of works by Brahms, Reger, Pfitzner, Korngold, Schmidt, Schoenberg (first 2 Quartets) and Webern (Five Movements). Anton Walter, the group's fourth cellist, replaced Friedrich Buxbaum for some years, beginning in 1921.
Bookseller: Schubertiade Music [Newton, MA, U.S.A.]
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