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Joseph Sohn,

Contributor to "The New International Encyclopedia"; formerly musical critic on the New York "American and Journal"; New York City.

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RAPPOLDI, EDOUARD – Austrian violinist: born at Vienna Feb. 21, 1839. He studied at the Vienna Conservatorium under Jansa, Hellmesberger, Böhm (violin), and Sechter (composition). From 1854 to 1861 he was a member of the Vienna court opera...
REMENYI, EDUARD – Hungarian violinist; born in Eged, Hungary, 1830; died at New York, May 15, 1898. He studied under Böhm at the Vienna Conservatorium from 1842 to 1845. Banished from Austria for participation in the Hungarian Revolution of 1848,...
RING, MAX – German novelist, lyric poet, and dramatist; born Aug. 4, 1817, at Zauditz, Silesia; died March 28, 1901, at Berlin. He first attended the Jewish parochial school at Gleiwitz, and at the age of eight revealed his superior poetic...
ROSÉ, ARNOLD JOSEF – Rumanian violinist; born at Jassy Oct. 24, 1863. He began his musical studies at the age of seven, and at ten entered the first class in violin at the Vienna Conservatorium, receiving instruction from Karl Heissler. In 1881 he...
ROSENHAIN, JAKOB (JACQUES) – German pianist; born at Mannheim. Dec. 27, 1813; died at Baden-Baden March 21, 1894. A one-act piece of his entitled "Der Besuch im Irrenhauses" was very successfully produced at Frankfort-on-the-Main, Dec. 29, 1834, and was...
ROSENTHAL, MORITZ – Austrian pianist; born at Lemberg 1862; studied successively under Galath, Mikuli, and Raphael Joseffy. In 1875 the family removed to Vienna, where at the age of fourteen Rosenthal gave his first public concert, the program...
ROTH, PHILIPP – 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...
SINGER, EDMUND – Hungarian violinist; born at Totis, Hungary, Oct. 14, 1831; pupil successively of Ellinger, Ridley Kohne, and Joseph Böhm (violin), and of Preyer (composition); from 1844 to 1846 he studied at the Paris Conservatoire. In the...
STERN, JULIUS – German musician; born at Breslau Aug. 8, 1820; died at Berlin Feb. 27, 1883. He received his elementary education in music from the violinist Peter Lüstner, and at the age of nine played at concerts. In 1832 his parents removed...
STRAKOSCH, MORITZ – Austrian pianist, singer, and impresario; born at Brünn, Austria, 1825; died at Paris Oct. 9, 1887. He made his first appearance in public at the age of eleven, when he played a concerto by Hummel at a concert given in his...
TAUSIG, CARL – Polish pianist and composer; born at Warsaw [Nov. 4, 1841; died at Leipsic July 17, 1871. He received his early musical education from his father, Aloys T. Tausig (1820-85), who was a pupil of Thalberg and a composer of...
TEDESCO, IGNAZ AMADEUS – Austrian pianist; born at Prague 1817; died at Odessa Nov. 13, 1882; a pupil of Triebensee and Tomaschek at Prague. He made numerous successful concert tours, especially in southern Russia, and settled at Odessa, although he...