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Galician (=Polish) pianist, teacher and composer.

Born (like Schenker) in Galicia, Leschetizky moved to Vienna in 1840, where he studied with Czerny and Sechter. After teaching in St. Petersburg, he returned to Vienna in 1878, where he taught privately (like Schenker) and was active as concert pianist and conductor.

Leschetizky and Schenker

He was in support of an attempt by Schenker and others in 1912 to found an "organization of creative and performing artists".

No correspondence with Schenker is known to survive.


  • Federhofer, Hellmut, Henrich Schenker nach Tagebüchern und Briefen ... (Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 1985), p.236
  • NGDM2

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