Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Kobbe, Gustav

KOBBE, GUSTAV, an American author; born in New York, March 4, 1857; was graduated at Columbia University m 1877 and at its Law School in 1879; and later engaged in newspaper and magazine work. He is author of “The Ring of the Nibelung” (1889); “Wagner's Life and Works” (1890); “My Rosary and Other Poems” (1896); “New York and Its Environs”; “Signora” (1906); “Wagner and His Isolde” (1905), “How to Appreciate Music” (1906); “Modern Women” (1916). He died in 1918.