100273 | AUSTRIA. Karl Goldmark bronze Medal.
100273 | AUSTRIA. Karl Goldmark bronze Medal. Dated 1900. Commemorating the 70th Birthday of the Composer (56mm, 63.30 g, 12h). By A. Scharff in Vienna.
CARL GOLDMARK, bust right / ZU / SEINEM / SIEBZIGSTEN / GEBURTSTAGE / 18 MAI / 1900 / von FREUNDEN / und VEREHRERN in eight lines; garlanded oak and laurel branch to right. Edge: Plain.
Niggl 722. Choice Mint State. Glossy dark brown surfaces, with an alluring matte appeal.
Born to a large Jewish family in Keszthely in the Kingdom of Hungary, Karl Goldmark (1830-1915) was famous for his critically acclaimed chamber music along with operas including Die Königin von Saba (The Queen of Sheba), Ländliche Hochzeit (Rustic Wedding Symphony), and Violin Concerto No. 1.
From the Kyle Ponterio Collection of Music Medals.
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