Thursday, November 1, 2012

Neigaus, Henrich

Henrich Neigaus(Neuhaus)(1888-1964), Russian-Ukrainian pianist and pedagogue of German extraction, he was largely self-taught and learned music from his relatives. He taught at Elisavetgrad, Tbilisi, Kiev, and finally at the Moscow Conservatory. He was awarded as "People's Artist of the RSFSR" in 1956. His pedagogic book "The Art of Piano Playing(1958)" is regarded as one of the most authoritative and most widely used treatments on the subject.

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