Description: This CDV depicts a stern-faced Baron Hans Guido von Bulow (1830-1894), the 19th century German conductor, pianist, and composer. Bulow was one of the most famous conductors of the 19th century. He is credited with establishing the success of several major composers, including Richard Wagner and Johannes Brahms. He was a student of Franz Liszt and is remembered for his interpretation of Beethoven’s works,as well as, the implementation of five-string bass and pedal timpani, which have since become standard inclusions in symphony orchestras.
This photo was taken in the New York studio of Jose Maria Mora, a Cuban photographer known for his fine portraits of the wealthier members of Manhattan society.
4 1/8” x 2 ½”. Item #P00110.
Condition: Scattered light foxing, otherwise in good condition.