Biographies K

Biography Navigation

Biographies that start with the letter K.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
Konrad Max Kunz

Konrad Max Kunz

Konrad Max Kunz was born in Schwandorf, Bavaria, December 30, 1812 His earlier musical education appears to have been largely conducted by himself when he was in the gymnasium at Amberg. Later he was...

Theodor Kullak

Theodor Kullak

Theodor Kullak was born in Krotoschin (Posen), Prussia, September 12, 1818. He was instructed by Albrecht Agthe, hauch, Czerny, Sechter, and Nicolai, and from 1843 was music teacher to the children of the royal...

Wilhelm_Kuhe

Wilhelm Kuhe

Wilhelm Kuhe was born in Prague December 10, 1823. He was a pupil of Proksch, Tomoschek, and Thalberg, Julius Schulhoff being his fellow student. IN 1844-45 he played in Munich, Stuttgart, and other cities...

Dietrich Krug

Dietrich Krug

Dietrich Krug was born in Hamburg in 1821. He studied music with Jacob Schmitt. His compositions, numbering about three hundred and fifty, are almost exclusively for the pianoforte. His most important work, and that...

koven

Reginald De Koven

Mr. De Koven was born at Middletown, Conn., April 3, 1859. His education was received mainly in Europe, whither he went in 1870. He graduated at Oxford University, England (St. John’s College), in 1879....

Carl-Koelling

Carl Koelling

Carl Koelling was born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1831, of a musical family. He was a pupil of the celebrated pedagogue J. Schmitt. He settled in Chicago in 1878 as a teacher of pianoforte....

klindworth

Karl Klindworth

Klindworth was born at Hanover, September 25, 1830, and was in early youth a skillful violinist. For a time he conducted a traveling opera troupe, but settled in Hanover as a teacher and composer....

Halfdan Kjerulf

Halfdan Kjerulf

Halfdan Kjerulf was born in Christiania, September 15, 1815. He is chiefly known by his Northern ballads and lyrics, all of which conform to the high artistic standard to which he was always true....

Theodor Kirchner

Theodor Kirchner

Theodor Kirchner was born in Neukirchen, Saxony, December 10, 1824 His musical training was conducted at the conservatory in Leipzig, and upon his graduation he became organist at Winterhur, Switzerland. He held this post...

Eugene Ketterer

Eugene Ketterer

Eugene Ketterer was born in Rouen, France, in 1831. In early youth he was a student at the Paris conservatoire, where he received the second prize for solfege in 1847. From his graduation till...