p. 50 As for the length of fingers, it is a well-known fact that amongst the famous pianists of the past a roughly equal number belonged to the long-finger and the short-finger group respectively. Busoni, Rachmaninov, Rosenthal, Sauer had long fingers; d'Albert, Reisenauer, Teresa Carreño, Pachmann and others had short ones.

p. 180 The inevitable period of uncreative stagnation which followed the exuberance of the Lisztian proliferation era, was none the less remarkably fertile with fine pianists, some of them pupils of Liszt. Artists like Rosenthal, Pachmann, Emil von Sauer, Eugen d'Albert and many others inundated European and American concert platforms.