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Émile Waldteufel. Lithograph from The National Dance Album. New York, 1883.

Émile WALDTEUFEL (1837-1915)

December 2014

(b.Strasbourg, 9 December 1837; d.Paris, 12 February 1915)

In the New Year we shall be mounting a display of dances by the late 19th century French dance composer Waldteufel, the centenary of whose death falls on 12 February.  This preliminary selection shows early editions of two Christmas-related works, plus his ever-popular ‘Skaters Waltz’.