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Albert Bachrich

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Wien, Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Death: August 11, 1924 (50)
Altaussee, Liezen, Steiermark, Austria
Immediate Family:

Son of Sigmund Bachrich and Mirjam Marie Bachrich
Husband of Hermine Bachrich
Father of Albert Bachrich
Brother of Cäcilie Wagner; Dora Bachrich; Susanne Bachrich; Hans Bachrich and Margarethe "Grete" Martonne

Occupation: "Geiger" - violinist, member of Wiener Philharmoniker & Rosé Quartet, founder/leader of Bachrich Quartet
Managed by: Randy Schoenberg
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About Albert Bachrich

Albert BACHRICH: b. 2 Aug 1874, Wien - d. 11 Aug 1924, Altaussee

Information courtesy of various sources including the following:

https://www.musiklexikon.ac.at/ml/musik_B/Bachrich_Familie.xml

Autor(en)

Barbara Boisits

Albert: * 2.8.1874 Wien, † 11.8.1924 Altaussee/St. Geiger. Studium am Wiener Konservatorium, seit 1890 im Hofopernorchester, 1890–1923 Mitglied der Wiener Philharmoniker, Mitglied des Rosé-Quartetts, gründete 1896 mit den Brüdern Johann, Joseph und Franz Klein ein eigenes Quartett. Dessen Sohn

Basic birth data from IKG-Wien archives courtesy of www.genteam.at

Nr. 4824 Familienname Bachrich Vorname Albert Code 1 Vorname des Vaters Sigmund Name der Mutter Minetti Vorname der Mutter Mirjam Marie Ort Wien Buch Nr. E2 1872-74 Band E Datum 02.08.1874 Zahl 7786 Zusatz zur Zahl Folio Anmerkung Austritt 16.9.1898/338

After playing in various orchestras, such as the celebrated Rosé Quartet, Albert formed his own "Bachrich Quartet". This comprised himself playing 1st. violin, Robert HÜGEL as 2nd. violin, Victor WAGNER on cello and Georg BRUNO on piano.

cf. e.g.

Gmundner Kurliste, 1897-07-24, Seite 11

http://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/anno?aid=gmk&datum=18970724&seite...

A review of the Bachrich Quartet may be seen here:

ANNO, Grazer Volksblatt, 1898-12-07, Seite 8

http://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/anno?aid=gre&datum=18981207&seite...

There are numerous entries in "Kurliste" of the era, showing Albert staying in same hotel as Victor WAGNER. Presumably this is how his sister Cäcilie first met her future husband.

On a mountain hiking holiday, Albert suffered a stroke and died. Several accounts of this are to be found in newspapers - e.g.

ANNO, Wiener Zeitung, 1924-08-13, Seite 5

http://anno.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/anno?aid=wrz&datum=19240813&query...

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Albert Bachrich's Timeline

1874
August 2, 1874
Wien, Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Year 1874
Numerative 7786
Code 1
Volume Wien
Last Name Bachrich
First Name Albert
Parents/Annotation Sigmund/Minetti Mirjam Marie

1899
November 29, 1899
Vienna, Wien, Wien, Austria
1924
August 11, 1924
Age 50
Altaussee, Liezen, Steiermark, Austria