Ulanowsky (1908-1968), was one of the great Classical musicians and teachers of
the mid-20th Century. This site, launched in June 2006, is here to offer a
window into the life and work of my father. His unfinished book, The Arts of Song and Accompaniment,
is published in full here, as is a discography. As new information and
materials are obtained, they will be added, including photographs and more on
his life and work.
me to suggest a site of particular interest,
Lotte Lehmann League,
where you can find some recordings which can be audited
directly from the site, including Schubert's complete Winterreise with
Ulanowsky accompanying -- Ulanowsky was Lehmann's "ideal accompanist" for 14
years. The site
a page on Ulanowsky and a number of photographs.
here to view pages from a
Dec. 6, 1942 program accompanying Lehmann at New York's Town Hall.
Numerous sites selling
recordings, such as Amazon.com, also offer listening to brief samples. Search
for Ulanowsky or use the
Discography link at the top of this page.
hope you will enjoy these offerings. I welcome any questions, comments,
anecdotes, or photo identifications (see Biography page) you may have.
``I think the most important thing, is the honesty with which you try
to identify yourself with the composer, or, when it comes to the vocal
literature, with the composer and poet.
from a 1962 interview
with Studs Terkel.
use the Quotes link, above or
Audio! Two songs from a 1963 NY
recordings from the University of Illinois (1946-66), where he taught.
Also, 1952 recording with violinist Arthur Grumiaux. See
Ulanowsky's commencement speech to the
College-Conservatory of Cincinnati, 1962. See
Childhood remembrances of musical life in Vienna,
recounted by his sister. See