‘She plays like a man’ - From the archive: April 1904

Maud 1919 Bushnell 4 600 dpi

New York correspondent Thomas C. Dawson reports on a performance by Maud Powell and solves a mystery regarding the violins of virtuoso Ede Reményi (1828–98)

Miss Maud Powell made her reappearance before the American public at the fourth Philharmonic Concert on the occasion of Mr. Wood’s most satisfactory introduction to the devotees of Tschaikovsky at Carnegie Hall. Miss Maud Powell chose as her pièce de resistance Saint-Saëns’s Concerto, popularised largely by M. Thibaud…

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