Anderson Tyrer


Anderson Tyrer

Anderson Tyrer (b. (England) 17 November 1893, d ?) was an English concert pianist active during the 1920s.

Tyrer studied at the Royal Manchester College of Music, where he won a scholarship of four years from the County Council. He served in the army in 1914 to 1918.

He made his debut at a Promenade concert under Thomas Beecham in 1919, playing the Rachmaninoff second concerto. Over the next four years he gave a series of orchestral concerts in the Queen's Hall, London, playing concerti by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Grieg, Tchaikovsky, Arensky, Liszt and Mackenzie. He also played the piano part in Scriabin's "Prometheus" several times.

Anderson Tyrer made gramophone records for the Velvet Face (V-F) label, a department of Edison Bell Records.

Source

A. Eaglefield-Hull, "A Dictionary of Modern Music and Musicians" (Dent, London 1924).


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