Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications

School of Music

CHASE

Karl Klingler

b. Strasbourg 7.12.1879 d. Munich 18.3.1971

Teachers: Theodor Klingler (father), Heinrich Schuster, Joseph Joachim.

Family: Fridolin Klingler (brother, 1871-1961) violist.

Associates: Donald Tovey, Adolf Busch, Fanny Davies, Leonard Borwick,Charles Draper.

Professional appointments: Second Concertmaster, Berlin Philharmonic, 1901-3; Teacher at Berlin Hochschule, 1903; Professor at Berlin Hochschule, 1910-33;

Viola in Joachim Quartet, 1906-7

Klingler Quartet: founded 1905. Members: Second violin, Josef Rywkind (1905-14), Richard Heber (1916-35); Viola, Fridolin Klingler: Cello, Arthur Williams (1905-14), Max Baldner (1916-26), Francesco von Mendelssohn (1926-9), Ernst Silberstein (1929-35).

Pupils: Shinichi Suzuki

Editions

  • Brahms: Violin Concerto, Op 77 (C.F. Peters, 1928).

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