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Date of Birth 12 April 1859Hamburg, Germany
Date of Death 22 October 1922New York City, New York, USA

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Composer, organist, pianist, conductor. publisher who arrived in the USA in 1889. He studied music with Niels Gade and Cornelius Gurlitt; in the Royal Conservatory in Leipzig with Franz Liszt and Richard Wagner. He founded a publishing firm in Hamburg. He was a conductor and organist in New York churches, and conducted band concerts in the old Madison Square Garden. He organized a 75-woman orchestra for the Atlantic Garden in New York. He joined ASCAP n 1936, and composed the following works: "Maximillan Overture"; "Royal Overture"; "La Rose Intermezzo"; "Our Heroes March"; "Pilgrims Love Song"; "Our Students March"; "Pilgrims Love Song"; "Our Heroes March"; and "Olympia Overture".

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