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Tobias Augustus Matthay (19 February 1858, Londonmarker15 December 1945, High Marley manor near Haslemeremarker) was a pianist, teacher, and composer.

Matthay studied at the Royal Academy of Musicmarker and also taught there from 1876 to 1925 as professor of advanced piano. He founded a piano school in 1900 and soon became known for his teaching that stressed proper piano touch and analysis of arm movements. He published several books of technique, which brought him international recognition. Many of his pupils went on to define a school of 20th century English pianism, including York Bowen, Myra Hess, Clifford Curzon, Moura Lympany, Eunice Norton, Irene Scharrer, Lilias Mackinnon, Guy Jonson, Vivian Langrish and Harriet Cohen.


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