[This article appeared in
Reeves' Dictionary of Musicians
Edmondstoune Duncan (1866-1920), with later additions,
London, William Reeves, 1926, page 168.
This web version is dated 27 November 2001.
B. Odessa, 1848; pianist; studied with Dachs and Brückner
debut at Odessa, 1869; toured Europe and U.S.A.;
his programmes, originally of the widest scope, have gradually
centred on Chopin, of whose works he is the favourite interpreter.