Max (Alfred Edward Maximilian) Bohrer. Pianist, teacher, b Montreal 25 Feb 1860, d there 24 Apr 1942. He was taught by his father, William Bohrer, and was auditioned by Anton Rubinstein during the latter's visit to Montreal in 1873. A music teacher in Montreal for some 57 years, Max was vice-principal of the Montreal School of Music and succeeded his father, ca 1908, as bursar of the Dominion College of Music, a position he still held at the outbreak of World War II. His playing was noted for a singing quality, said to have been a characteristic of his father's playing as well. His pupils included J.-Adélard Brunet. He willed his extensive piano-music collection of nearly 1300 volumes to the Fraser (later Fraser-Hickson) Institute of Montreal.
See also Henri Bohrer ( his uncle).