Did Kreisler have children?

July 17, 2004 at 07:09 PM · I have not yet read the latest biography of Fritz Kreisler (i.e., 'Love's Joy, Love's Sorrow').

Does anyone know if Fritz Kreisler had a child/children? Heirs?

Thanks.

Scott

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July 18, 2004 at 03:28 AM · Scott,

Fritz Kreisler and his wife Harriet did not have any children. Although there is evidence that Harriet was pregnant several times throughout the marriage, none of those pregnancies resulted in living children. Kreisler did, however, have a nephew (who I believe was named Fredrich - but don't quote me on that). Whether this nephew was an heir, I do not recall.

Hope this answers your questions. Even if it does, though, get "Love's Joy, Love's Sorrow" soon; it's a trip. Chapter Four, "Fritzi and Harriet", is especially amusing.

Musically, Emily

September 17, 2004 at 08:25 PM · no, he had a wife though....cant remember her name...i think it was margeret or something.

September 17, 2004 at 08:26 PM · woops! evidently i havent read emilys comment. His wifes name was HARRIET not margeret.

September 18, 2004 at 02:46 AM · This is not related to the original question, but I have read that Milstein actually had a daughter. Was/is she also a violinist?

November 12, 2004 at 10:20 PM · Gossip. Arthur Schnabel's father was the house doctor of the Kreisler family.

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