German violoncellist; born at Tarnowitz, Upper Silesia, Oct. 25, 1853; died at Berlin June 9, 1898. He studied under Wilhelm Müller, and from 1876 to 1878 under Robert Hausmann at the Königliche Hochschule für Musik, Berlin. He published a violoncello method and a work entitled "Führer Durch die Violoncell-Litteratur." In 1890 he established the Freie Musikalische Vereinigung in Berlin, and assumed the directorship of its publication, the "Berliner Signale."
- Riemann, Musik-Lexikon.