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Henriette Sontag

Henriette Sontag

Few lives of celebrated singers have been more sensational than that of Henriette Sontag. Not one do we call to mind in which the fabric of reality has been interwoven with so much romance,...

adolphe sax

Adolphe Sax

Adolphe Sax was born Antoine Joseph Sax on November 6, 1814 in Dinant and died February 2, 1894 in Paris. He was brought up in his father’s workshop, and as a child was remarkable...

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Theodore Spiering

Theodore Spiering was born at St. Louis, Missouri in 1871, and showed aptitude for the violin at an early age. Theodore Spiering’s first teacher was his father, but in 1886 he was sent to...

Wassili Sapellnikoff

Wassili Sapellnikoff

Wassili Sapellnikoff was born at Odessa, Russia, November 2, 1868. He showed considerable musical talent as a child, and on the advice of Anton Rubinstein was sent to the Conservatory of music at Moscow....

Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski was born in London, 1882, and died September 13, 1977, in Nether Wallop, United Kingdom. He was the son of a Polish father and Irish mother. His early musical training was at...

Franz von Suppe

Franz von Suppe

Franz von Suppe whose complete name was Francesco Ezekiale Ermenegildo Cavaliere Suppe Demelli, was born at Spalato, or aboard ship near it, April 18, 1820, and died May 21, 1895. He played the flute...

Bernhard Stavenhagen

Bernhard Stavenhagen

Bernhard Stavenhagen was born in Greiz (Reuss), Germany, November 24, 1862. He was a pupil of Kiel at the Meisterschule, and of Rudorff at the Hochschule, Berlin, where he won the Mendelssohn prize for...

Ottokar Sevcik

Ottokar Sevcik

Pronounced (Safe-chik) Ottokar Sevcik was born March 22, 1852, at Horazdowitz, Bohemia. He studied first under his father, and then under Anton Bennewitz at the Conservatory of Prague (1866-70). After graduating he gave concerts...

Ward Stephens

Ward Stephens

Ward Stephens was born in New York, September 9, 1872. In his youth he studied with the noted pianist, W. H. Sherwood. Later he went to Europe, where he became the pupil, by turns,...

Robert Morrison Stults

Robert Morrison Stults

Robert Morrison Stults was born at Hightstown, New Jersey, in 1862. He moved to Long Branch, New Jersey in 1872. He received his early musical education from various local teachers. After graduating at the...