Definition of Karl Czerny

1. Noun. Austrian virtuoso pianist and composer of many works for the piano; studied with Beethoven and was a teacher of Liszt (1791-1857).

Exact synonyms: Czerny
Generic synonyms: Composer, Pianist, Piano Player



Lexicographical Neighbors of Karl Czerny

Karen Blixen
Karenic
Kari
Karimnagar
Karin
Karina
Karkin
Karl
Karl-Marx Stadt
Karl Adolf Eichmann
Karl Adolph Verner
Karl Alex Muller
Karl Augustus Menninger
Karl Baedeker
Karl Barth
Karl Czerny (current term)
Karl Friedrich Gauss
Karl Friedrich Hieronymus von Munchhausen
Karl Gauss
Karl Gjellerup
Karl Gunnar Myrdal
Karl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
Karl Jaspers
Karl Landsteiner
Karl Linne
Karl Marx
Karl Menninger
Karl Rudolf Gerd von Rundstedt
Karl Scheele
Karl Theodor Jaspers

Literary usage of Karl Czerny

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Celebrated Pianists of the Past and Present: A Collection of One Hundred and by A. Ehrlich, Arthur Livingston Manchester (1894)
"... Karl Czerny. FOR more than thirty years this excellent exponent of pianoforte playing was the most important and successful teacher in Vienna, ..."

2. Musicians and Music-lovers, and Other Essays by William Foster Apthorp (1894)
"mutually irreconcilable readings of certain passages, that, of all the editions ever published, the one edited by Karl Czerny almost invariably contained ..."

3. The Story of Chamber Music by Nicholas Kilburn (1904)
"Karl Czerny (Vienna), 1791-1857. Eminent pianist and teacher. He was for a while a pupil of Beethoven. 1792. ..."

4. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"In summing up the resources of the classic Karl Czerny (1791-18157). pressed out with his full fingers in broad, harmonious masses, and shaded from the most ..."

5. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1860)
"In accorda» with this proposition Liszt, accompanied bf- father, repaired to Vienna and was pot ш*- the instruction of Karl Czerny and ..."

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