Otto Langey was born in Germany, October 20, 1851.
He studied harmony, counterpoint, and composition, with Wilhelm Fritze.
After several years of activity in England as a musical director and conductor, he came to the Untied States in 1889, and was appointed solo ‘cellist with Bochert’s Boston Symphony Club.
Subsequently he settled in New York City. As a teacher of violoncello, and as an orchestral arranger he has attained wide distinction.