A Dictionary of Music and Musicians/Loeschhorn, Albert

1560815A Dictionary of Music and Musicians — Loeschhorn, AlbertClarence Eddy


LOESCHHORN, Albert, was born June 27, 1819, in Berlin, where he still resides. He was a pupil of Ludwig Berger, and subsequently studied at the Royal Institute for Church Music in Berlin, where since 1851 he has been teacher of the pianoforte. The title of Royal Professor was conferred upon him in 1868. For many years he carried on concerts of chamber music at Berlin with eminent success. He has done great service for the advancement of classical music, and by his conscientious and thorough discipline as a teacher many of his pupils have also distinguished themselves. He is most widely known through his numerous studies for the pianoforte, although he has published a long list of other worthy compositions.
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