Photo by E. Mrozovskaya, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1896-1897 10,7 х 16,5 cm Backside: Stamp of Jiuseppe (Iosif) Daziaro's Prints and Photos Company in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Josef Hofmann (Józef Kazimierz Hofmann, Polish) (1876-1957) was a Polish American pianist, one of the most prominent piano players of all times. He studied with M. Moshkovsky and Anton Rubinstein in Russia. From 1924 to 1938, Hofmann was professor and director of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. Author of Piano Playing with Questions Answered. C4999 HOFMANN, Józef Kazimierz (Гофман Иосиф)