Instructor of Piano and Theory
At UO from 1912-1914
Moved to Portland to establish his own private music school (1913) but continued to travel to Eugene to teach piano for one more year.
Carl Lachmund was awarded a posthumous Liszt Medal, the highest award presented by the American Liszt Society, at the 2012 Festival of the American Liszt Society. The award was presented to a family member at the University of Oregon ceremony in Beall Concert Hall on May 19, 2012.
From: Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians Third Edition (pg 499)
Revised and Enlarged by Alfred Remy, M. A.
New York, G. Schirmer, 1919
By Theodore Baker, Alfred Remy
Lachmund, Carl V., b. Booneville, Missouri, Mar. 27, 1857. Graduated in 1875 from the Cologne Cons., where he had studied with Hiller, Jensen and Seiss; then continued his studies in Berlin with Moszkowski, Kiel, X. and Ph. Scharwenka; from 1881-4 he had the good fortune of being one of the last pupils of Liszt, who took a special interest in him; for some time he taught in the Scharwenka Cons, in Berlin, and appeared as a pianist; made a tour of the U. S. with Wilhelmj (1880) and one with Marianne Brandt (1887); then settled in New York, where he establ. his own Cons. In 1896 he organized the Women's String Orch., which he conducted for twelve seasons and brought to a high degree of efficiency; now (1917) living in N. Y. as teacher of pf. He was married to Carrie Josephine Culbertson, a harpist, who published a number of European musical letters in Chicago papers; she died a few years after their return to the U. S.—Works:Italian Suite and several overtures for orch.; a trio for harp, vl. and vcl.; of his pf.-works the best known are a Valse Impromptu, Woodland Lullaby and aConcertttude (ed. by A. Henselt).
From: Baltsell’s Dictionary of Musicians: containing concise biographical sketches…
Revised and Corrected to May 1, 1914
By W.J. Baltzell
Oliver Ditson Company New York, Chicago
Lachmund, Carl V., pst., teacher. b. Booneville, Mo., 1857. Went to Germany as a boy, received general education there; pupil at Cologne Cons. of Seiss, piano, in composition of Jensen and Hiller; later studied in Berlin with Moszkowski and Scharwenka, and Krell in composition (Paderewski a fellow-student); with Liszt at Weimar for three years; appeared as pst. in leading German music centres, winning the appreciation of public and critics; located in New York City as pst., condr., and teacher, founded Cons. Music, 1896; 1912, removed to Portland, Ore.; condr. string orch. for women; author of Retrospections of Three Years' Study with Liszt, embodying verbatim lessons- given to the Weimar class (in press, 1912); compositions include several overtures, concert etude, Valse impromptu, Op. 12, A Woodland Lullaby, a New Etude Method, and songs.
From Catalog of copyright entries: Musical composition, Part 3 (pg 14661)
By Library of Congress: Copyright Office
Woodland (A) Lullaby: by Carl V. Lachmund, op. 18, no. 1, for piano. 14672
John Church co., Cincinnati. Ohio. C 208433. May 25, 1909.
Lachmund's Children (1911)