Melle Catinka de Dietz.Pianiste de S.M. la Reine de Bavière. L'Artiste.
Lith de Grégoire et Deneux à Paris. [n.d. c.1845.]
Lithograph. Publisher's stamp. 318 x 240mm. 12½ x 9½". Nicks to edges of sheet.
Madame Catinka de Dietz (1813-1901) made her debut in Paris in 1836 at the Salle Pleyel. He career revolved around placements at different royal courts until in 1840 she became pianist to the queen of Bavaria. The following year she played at the French court and was appointed pianist to the queen of the French in 1845. She composed salon pieces, played regularly for Queen Victoria, and was reported to have written an oratorio for which Queen Victoria accepted the dedication. Her pianistic style was Classical, firmly within the Kalkbrenner tradition.
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