Pianist Josef Hofmann makes his Carnegie Hall debut on March 3 with a program of works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Schubert, and others.

“At the age of 20, Josef Hofmann is a true pianoforte genius,” remarked The New York Times the next day. Although they felt Hofmann played as if he had not yet “sounded the depths of human experience,” his performance “stamped him as a virtuoso of the first rank.”

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