Wolfgang Schneiderhan Autograph: b/w Photograph with authentic signature, Signed in Wien in the 60-70ies.
The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Wolfgang Eduard Schneiderhan (May 28, 1915 - May 18, 2002) was an Austrian classical violinist.
He was born in Vienna. After briefly studying with Otakar Sevcik in Prague, he studied with Julius Winkler in Vienna. At age 10 he publicly performed Bach's Chaconne in D minor. The next year he made his debut in Copenhagen playing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto. He lived in England for some time from 1929, where he appeared in concerts with artists such as Maria Jeritza, Fyodor Chaliapin, Jan Kiepura, and Paul Robeson.
He returned to Vienna to become the first Concertmaster of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra 1933-37, and later led the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. He nevertheless maintained his career as a soloist in concerts and recordings.