English musical critic; born at Norwich July 23, 1856. He studied singing under Manuel Garcia from 1874 to 1877, and in 1888 was appointed professor of singing at the Guildhall School of Music, London. Having begun his career as a musical critic as early as 1876, he was appointed to "The Examiner" in 1879, and in 1881 to the "Sunday Times." He was also connected in a similar capacity with the "Manchester Guardian" and "The Scotsman." Klein is the author of "Musical Notes," London, 1886-89, and joint editor of Manuel Garcia's "Hints on Singing," 1894. Klein has composed several vocal pieces. He is a fellow of the Institute of Journalists of London. In 1902 Klein removed to New York.

  • Harris, Jewish Year Book, 1901-2.
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