Lehmann, George


Violinist; born in New York. He studied in the Leipsic Conservatory from 1880 to 1883 under Schradieck and Hermann for violin, Lammers for harmony and Jadassohn for composition and fugue. He went to Berlin, also, where he studied with Joachim for a season. During the next ten years he made concert tours, both as soloist and with his associates in his "Lehmann Quartet." From 1886 to 1889 he conducted the Symphony Orchestra of Cleveland, Ohio. He spent the years from 1889 until 1892 in Europe, and in the following season gave twenty quartet concerts at Denver, Colorado. Since then he has lived in New York, as soloist, teacher, editorial writer and critic on the Musical America. He published a valuable work for students and teachers, entitled, True Principles of the Art of Violin-Playing.