- (Lud·wig) Phi·lipp [loot-vikh fee-lip] /ˈlut vɪx ˈfi lɪp/, 1847–1917, German composer.
- his brother(Franz) Xa·ver [frahnts ksah-vuh r, ksah-veyr] /frɑnts ˈksɑ vər, ksɑˈveɪr/, 1850–1924, German pianist and composer.
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In 1891 Scharwenka came to New York to establish a conservatory there.Great Pianists on Piano Playing
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I have made acquaintance with Scharwenka and a number of other people.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky
Scharwenka's "Polish Dance," with a swing and a fire beyond anything she had ever heard before.The Drums Of Jeopardy
Scharwenka certainly sustains the traditions of his race as far as the latter qualification is concerned.
Scharwenka and Moszkowski are both finished artists and exquisite composers, and play a great deal in concerts this winter.