Austrian violinist. born Lwow on October 30, 1854 died Boston November 11, 1928. At the Vienna Conservatory, Gruenberg studied violin with Heissler; ensemble playing with Hellmesberger and composition with Bruckner and Dessoff. From Vienna, Gruenberg moved to Leipzig where he played in the Gewandhaus Orchestra. Gruenberg emigrated to the United States, joining the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1891. He remained with the BSO until 1898. In addition, Gruenberg joined the violin faculty of the New England Conservatory, where he taught until his death in 1928. His compositions include a symphony which he conducted in Leipzig, the Suite in antiken Stil, a violin sonata and studies for violin. In 1897, Gruenberg published The Violinist's Manual which was revised in 1919 under the title Violin Teaching and Violin Studies with a preface by Fritz Kreisler.
Source: Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. 1971
The Eugene Gruenberg Collection consists of 1 volume.
This is a collection of letters and other personal memorabilia (ca. 1873-1930)
that belonged to NEC violin faculty member, Eugene Gruenberg. Contents include letters, telegrams, business cards, calling cards, official government documents, engagement announcements, newspaper clippings and journal articles, a petition, an autographed score cover page, an invitation, and a concert program. Correspondents include: Carl Faelten, Philip Hale, Henry Lee Higginson, Louis Krasner, Franz Kneisel, Fritz Kreisler, Arthur Nikisch, and Horatio Parker.
This collection is available. There are no restrictions pertaining to this collection.
An index to this collection is available in Spaulding Library..