It was Louis Moreau Gottschalk who must have passed on his musical talents to his daughter Augusta. You won’t find much information about the latter. All we did emerge were a couple of newspaper clippings about a piece published by Augusta.
Her father, on the other hand, seems to have been a more colourful man. In 1885 he chose for a self imposed exile from the US after it became known that he helped two young ladies to escape from their boarding school at night to have a romantic tête-à-tête (if it remained at that).
But anyway, while her father was putting the flowers outside (old Dutch saying), Augusta composed this wonderful Polka, Christmas Eve, the evening of expectations.....
A beautiful piano trio, score and parts for piano, violin and cello.
See the first two pages of the score here!
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