100293 | AUSTRIA. Thomas Koschat bronze Medal.
100293 | AUSTRIA. Thomas Koschat bronze Medal. Issued 1907. Honoring the Composer and Bass Singer (35mm, 19.58 g, 12h). By H. Schäfer in Vienna.
THOMAS KOSCHAT, bust left; laurel branch below / Man kneeling left in attitude of prayer, resting head upon hand; rural visage in background; line of music in exergue. Edge: Plain.
Niggl 1013. Choice Mint State. Attractive reddish-brown surfaces, with some underlying luster.
Born in Klagenfurt in the Austrian Empire, Thomas Koschat (1845-1914) became an accomplished composer and bass singer, eventually popularizing Carinthian folk music and touring both Europe and the Americas.
From the Kyle Ponterio Collection of Music Medals.
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