Adolf Pollitzer

Adolf Pollitzer, also Adolph Pollitzer ( _hu. Pollitzer Adolf; born July 23, 1832, Pest, Budapest - November 14, 1900, London) was a Hungarian Jewish violinist.

In 1842, he left Budapest for Vienna, where he studied the violin under Joseph Böhm at the Vienna Conservatory; and in his 14th year he took the first prize at the Conservatory. After a concert tour in Germany, he went to Paris and studied under Jean-Delphin Alard. In 1850 he crossed the Channel, and in London his remarkable talents as a violinist were speedily recognized. He became leader at Her Majesty's Theatre under Sir Michael Costa and also led the new Philharmonic Orchestra and the Royal Choral Society.

Pollitzer stood preeminent in his day as an interpreter of classic chamber-music, his playing attaining to what may be called "the great style". As a teacher of his instrument he was regarded as the most eminent of his time in England, and many pupils who attained distinction had studied under him. In 1861, on the establishment of the London Academy of Music, he was appointed professor of the violin. This post he held till 1870, in which year he succeeded Dr. Henry Wylde as principal of the Academy, and retained this position until his death.

Pupils

* Harold Bauer
* Edward Elgar

References

* ( [http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/view.jsp?artid=417&letter=P] )
*: By Joseph Jacobs, Goodman Lipkind

Bibliography of Jewish Encyclopedia

* "Jewish Chronicle", November 23, 1900


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