An album of the Busch Quartet c.1951. From left: Adolf Busch, Hugo Gottesmann, Bruno Straumann, Herman Busch. Received the 1998 Shallplattenpreis
The Rose Quartet consisted of Wiener Philharmoniker players and performed at the same time as the Gottesmann Quartet in 1910s and 1920s. Arnold Rose, brother-in-law of Gustav Mahler, was Jewish and forced to leave his longtime position at the Philharmonic in 1938. His daughter was murdered at Auschwitz,
The Joachim String Quartet
Warner Classics just released the complete set of Busch Quartet recordings including 2 with Hugo Gottesmann of Bay View Music Festival.
Gottesmann joined the Busch Quartet in 1946 with Ernest Drucker and Adolf and Hermann Busch. A year later Drucker became concertmaster of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.
Elisabeth Schumann and Richard Strauss
Gottesmann was concertmaster under Strauss at the Wiener Symhonie-Orchester