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ment, i. 475.

HNILICKA, ALOYS, born at Wilden-
schwert, Bohemia, March 21, 1826, still
living, 1889. Organist, studied in Prague
in LS4'2-43, and in 1849 became organist of
the principal church of his native town.
He composed an oratorio with Bohemian
words, Ztraceny raj (Paradise lost) ; 3
Requiems, 10 Masses, and other church mu-
sic ; 7 quartets, etc. Mendel ; Fetis ; Wurz-
bach.

HOBBS, JOHN WILLIAM, born at Hen-
ley-ou-Tharnes, Aug. 1, 1799, died at Croy-
don, Jan. 12, 1877. He was a chorister of
Canterbury Cathedral when five years old ;
sang at Norwich Musical Festival in 1813 ;
member of choirs at King's, Trinity, and
St. John's, Cambridge, and later of that of
St. George's Chapel, Windsor ; Gentleman
of the Chapel Royal in 1827 ; lay vicar of
Westminster Abbey in 183G. Works:
When Delia sleeps, My ancestors were
Englishmen, The captive Greek Girl, and
other songs, more than 100 in all ; Glees,
etc. Grove.

HOBRECHT (Obrecht), JACOB, born
at Utrecht about 1430, died about 1506.
One of the most distinguished contrapunt-
ists of the Netherlands, contemporary of
Josquin Despres ; maitre de chapellc of the
Cathedral at Utrecht in 14G5, and succeed-
ed Jacques Barbireau in the same capacity
at Notre Dame, Antwerp, in 1492. Hia
masses, motets, hymns, etc., are to be found
in various collections of the time, and in
manuscript in the archives of the Papal
Chapel, and in the royal library at Munich.
Fetis ; Forkel, ii. 521 ; Mendel.

HOCHBERG, Count BOLKO. See
Franz, J. H.

HOCHBRUCKER, Pater COLESTIN,
born at Tagmersheim, Bavaria, Jan. 10,
1727, died in 1803. Organist, pupil of his



father, a school teacher ; studied later at
Neuberg and at Freising, under Camerloher.
He entered the order of the Benedictines
at Weihenstephan in 1747. Among his
many sacred compositions of all kinds, the
oratorio, Die Juden in der Gefaugeuschaft
zu Manassa, is especially noteworthy. Men-
del ; Fetis.

HOCHZEIT DES CAMACHO, DIE (Ca-
macho's Wedding), comic opera in two acts,
text by Klingernann, music by Mendelssohn,
represented at the Schauspielhaus, Berlin,
April 29, 1827. The house was crowded
with the friends of the composer, then but
seventeen years old, and the applause was
vehement ; but, in consequence of the illness
of Blum, the tenor, the second performance
was postponed, and the piece was never
given again complete until March 19, 1885,
when it was played as concert music in
Boston, Mass., by the Cecilia Society, un-
der the leadership of B. J. Lang. The
music was published complete in pianoforte
score by Lane (Berlin), and one of the
songs was included in op. 10 as No. 8. Les
noces de Gamache, opera in three acts, text
by Plauard, music by Bochsa, Paris, Sept.
16, 1815 ; do., text by Dupin and Thomas
Sauvagc, music by Mcrcadruite, arranged
by Guenee, Paris, May 9, 1825.

HOCHZEIT-KLANGE, for orchestra, by
Bruno Oscar Klein, first performed at
Thomas's Young People's Matinees, New
York, April 14, 1888.

HOCKH, KARL, born at Ebersdorf, near
Vienna, Jan. 22, 1707, died at Zerbst in
1772. Violinist ; studied at Pruck, then
travelled with Franz Beuda, who secured
him a position in 1732 as Conzertineister to
the Prince of Auhalt-Zerbst, which he held
until his death. Works : 7 Parthien for
two violins and bass (Berlin, 1761) ; 6 sym-
phonies, 18 concertos, and 12 soli for violin.
Mendel ; Fetis ; Wurzbach.

HOCMELLE, PIERRE EDMOND, born
in Paris, Sept. 18, 1824, still living, 1889.
Blind organist, pupil at the Conservatoire
of Beuoist on the organ, of Elwart in coun-



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terpoint, and of Leborne iu composition ;
won the second prize for organ in 1843,
and the first in 1844. He is organist of
Saint-Philippe du Roule. Besides the op-
erettas, Uu service d'arni, 1864, Le vieux
maestro, 1872, and others given in con-
certs, he has composed works for the organ,
and many romances. Fetis ; do., Supple-
ment, i. 475.

HODERMANN, GEORG, born in Sax-
ony, died at Amsterdam in the beginning
of this century. Pianist, pupil of J. Schicht ;
settled, 1787, in Amsterdam, where he es-
tablished a music trade and taught the
pianoforte. He appeared successfully in
the concerts of the Felix Meritis Society, and
repeatedly conducted there the execution
of his own compositions. Works : Abu
Hassan, oder der Ermit von Formentera,
opera ; De deugden bij het kruis van Jesus,
oratorio ; Cantata on the Resurrection of
Christ ; Die Jagd, allegory for two orches-
tras ; 2 symphonies ; Overture ; Septet ; 2
quintets ; Trios ; Duos for violins, op. 10 ;
2 concertos for pianoforte, op. 13 ; 6 sona-
tas for pianoforte and violin, op. 5, 9 ; 6
easy do., op. 12 ; 12 sonatinas for two vio-
lins, op. 11 ; 6 square dances and a minuet
with twelve variations, for pianoforte. Ger-
ber ; Gregoir ; Viotta.

HODGES, EDWARD, born at Bristol,
England, July 20, 1796, died at Clifton,
Sept. 1, 1867. Organist at Clifton, and of
the Churches of St. James and St. Nicholas,
Bristol ; obtained the degree of Mus. Doc.
at Cambridge in 1825. In 1838 he went to
America and became organist of St. John's
Episcopal Chapel, New York, in 1839, and
of Trinity Church, ib., in 1846 ; returned
to England in 18G3. Works : Morning and
Evening Service ; 2 anthems ; and other
church music. He wrote, "Essay on the
Cultivation of Church Music " (New York,
1841). His daughter, Faustina Hasse Hod-
ges, organist in Brooklyn, and of two
churches iu Philadelphia in 1878, has writ-
ten songs and instrumental pieces. Grove ;
Mendel ; Fetis; do., Supplement, i. 476.



HOERTER, PHILIPPE, born at Stras-
burg, Aug. 30, 1795, died there, Nov. G,
1863. Composer, self-taught ; was at first
a tailor, then a soldier and prisoner of war
after the capitulation of Dantzic, and for
ten years double-bass player in the orches-
tra of Strasburg, where by close application
and perseverance he made himself master
of the science of music. He became direct-
or of the gymnase and the seminaire, and
conducted the Societo chorale. His freak
of storing his MS. compositions in a sub-
terranean room of the gymuase, to be pre-
served until after his death, cost him the
loss of all his works, over 100 in number,
consisting of oratorios, cantatas, psalms,
etc., in the conflagration of the gymnase,
June 29, I860. Fctis, Supplement, i. 476.

HOFFMANN, ERNST (THE ODOR
AMADEUS), properly,
Ernst Theodor Wil-
helra, born at Kunigs-
berg, Jan. 24, 1776,
died in Berlin, June
25, 1822. The well-
known writer of fan-
tastic tales, instructed
in music by the or-
ganist Podbielski. He
became musical di-
rector of the theatre at Bamberg in 1808 ;
sang in concert and church ; conducted,
1813-15, in Dresden and Leipsic. A man
of great versatility, he was acquainted with
Beethoven, loved by Weber, and died in
consequence of his irregular life, deeply re-
gretted by many friends. Works Operas :
Scherz, List und Rache (Goethe), given at
Posen, 1801 ; Der Renegat, Plozk, East
Prussia, 1803; Faustine, ib., 1804; Die
ungeladenen Giiste oder der Cauonicus von
Mailand, Warsaw, 1805 ; Liebe und Eifer-
sucht, ib., 1807; Der Trauk der Uuster-
blichkeit, Bamberg, 1808 ; Aurora, ib.,
1811 ; Undine (his best work, and highly
commended by Weber), Berlin, 1816 ; Ju-
lius Sabinus (unfinished) ; Harlekin, bal-
let ; Music to Breutauo's Die lustigeu Mu-




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sikanten, Warsaw, 1805 ; do. to Werner's
tragedy Das Kreuz an der Ostsee, ib., 1805 ;
do. to Soden's melodramas Dirua, Bamberg,
1809, and Saul, ib., 1812 ; Mass for four
voices and orchestra ; Miserere for do. ;
Musica per la chiesa, overture for grand
orchestra, in D mi-

nor; Svm P uon y for
do - ' iu E " flat ; Quintet

for harp, two violins,
viola, and bass ; 3 sonatas for pianoforte ;
Canzoni per quattro voci di cappella ; Vocal
quartet ; Duets, arias, songs, etc. Allgem.
d. Biog., xii. 575 ; Allgem. mus. Zeitg. ;
Champfleury, Contes posthumes d'Hoffmann
(Paris, 1856) ; Fctis ; Funck, Erinuerungen
aus rueinem Leben (Leipsic, 1836), i. ; Hit-
zig, Aus Hoffmann's Leben und Nachlass
(Berlin, 1839) ; Ledebur, Tonkiinstler-Lexi-
kon Berlins ; Rochlitz, Fiir Freunde der
Tonkuust, ii. 3 ; Sowinski.

HOFFMANN, HEINKICH ANTON, born
at Mainz, June 24, 1770, died there, Jan.
19, 1842. Violinist, brother of Philipp
Karl Hoffmann. He was first a musician
in. the chapel of the Elector of Mainz ; then
first violinist in the National Theatre at
Frankfort, 1799 ; director of the Prince
Primate's court concerts in 1803 ; director
and leader of the theatre orchestra, 1*17 ;
was pensioned in 1835. Works: String
quartets ; Violin concertos ; Coucertaute
for two violins, and other violin music ; 6
German Lieder with pianoforte accompani-
ment ; Vocal music. Fctis ; Mendel ; Schil-
ling.

HOFFMANN, JOHANN GEORG, born
at Nimptsch, Silesia, Oct. 24, 1700, died at
Breslau, in 1780. Organist, taught by an
organist named Quirl to play on several in-
struments, and made a thorough theoreti-
cal study of music under that master. He
became second organist at the Elizabeth-
kirche, Breslau, whither he had gone to
establish himself as a teacher ; in 1725 lie
became second accompanist at the opera,
and in 1727 conductor of the orchestra ; in
1737 organist of the Church of St. Barbara,



and in 1742 chief organist of the Maria
Magdaleneukirche. He composed two pas-
sion-oratorios, 4 complete series of church
music for the entire year, 2 series of canta-
tas for the great feast days, many detached
pieces for the church, more than 400 seren-
ades, concertos, etc. Mendel ; Fctis ; Ger-
ber (1812), ii. 702 ; Schilling.

HOFFMANN, LUDWIG, born in Berlin,
Oct. 27, 1830, still living, 1889. Vocal
composer, pupil of A. W. Bach and Rung-
enhagen, at the Royal Academy of Arts,
1848-1851. Silver medal. From 1853 or-
chestra conductor of several provincial thea-
tres, he became conductor of the Musikvereiu
and the Liedertafel at Bielefeld in 1858, and
was appointed royal director of music in
1862 ; from 1864 to 1868 he conducted the
Neustudter Gesangverein at Dresden, then
returned to Berlin, where he is professor of
vocal music in the Friedrich-Wilhelm Gym-
nasium, and at a young ladies' seminary, and
instructor of musical theory at Schwantzer's
Institute. Works : Das Wirthshaus am
Kyffhauser, opera, given at Stettin, 1855 ;
chamber music, and in MS. many sacred
compositions. Mendel.

HOFFMANN, PHILIPP KARL, born at
Mainz, March 5, 1769, died (?). Pianist,
studied music as an amateur, and while on
a journey to Frankfort with his brother
Heiurich Anton as a child, played duets with
Mozart, who recognized his talent. After
his father's death he adopted music as a
profession and taught iu Mainz, Offenbach,
and finally in St. Petersburg, from 1810 to
1821, when he returned to Frankfort. An
attack of paralysis obliging him to give up
music, he became known in Europe as a
celebrated naturalist and entomologist, and
possessed fine collections. His composi-
tions, chiefly for pianoforte, were published
iu Mainz and Offenbach (1791-1798).
Mendel ; Fctis ; Schilling.

HOFFMAN, RICHARD, born in Man-
chester, England, May 24, 1831, still living,
1889. Pianist, pupil of his father, and of
Leopold de Meyer, Pleyel, Moscheles, Ru-



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binstein, Dohler, Thalberg, and Liszt. In

1847 he went to America, and appeared as
a pianist in New York

during that year ; in

1848 be made a con-
cert tour in the Unit-
ed States with Burke,
the violinist. He was
pianist of the first se-
ries of Jenny Liud
concerts in America,
and played a duet
with Julius Benedict

at bis first concert in the United States,
and several times with von Billow on bis
visit to the United States in 1875. He
has resided many years in New York as
a successful teacher of the pianoforte.
Works : La Gazelle, op. 1 ; Caprice de Con-
cert, op. 4 ; Venice, op. 11 ; Valse d' Adieu,
op. 12 ; Marcbe Fuuebre, op. 21 ; Cradle
Song, op. 27 ; Tareutelle, op. 35 ; Cascarilla
(Cuban Dance), op. 43 ; Haddou Hall in Ye
Olden Time, op. 48 ; Gavotte, op. 68 ; For-
est Musings, op. 73. Also songs, part-
songs, and anthems ; among them the fol-
lowing : Elaine, op. 22 ; Memory, op. 31 ;
Seasons have passed away, op. 46 ; II
m'aime, op. 49 ; Boat Song, op. 52 ; Auf
Wiederseben, op. 58 ; Te Deum, op. 62 ;
Bonum est, op. 65 ; By the Waters of Baby-
lon, anthem, op. 66 ; Stay at Home, my
Heart, male quartet, op. 72.

HOFFMEISTER (Hofmeister), FRANZ
ANTON, born at Rothenburg on the Neckar
in 1754, died in Vienna, Feb. 10, 1812.
Dramatic composer, studied law in Vienna,
where he became Kapellmeister of a church,
and in 1784 established a book, art, and mu-
sic business ; started the " Bureau de Musi-
que " at Leipsic (now C. F. Peters) in 1800 ;
returned to Vienna in 1805, where be gave
himself up to composition. Works : 9
operas, Telemach, Der erste Kuss, and
others ; several symphonies, concertos, 350
pieces for serenades, and other works for
orchestra, and for 6 and 8 wind instru-
ments ; 30 concertos, 18 quintets, 156 quar-



tets, 44 trios, 96 duos, for flute ; 42 quar-
tets, 18 trios, 52 duos for string instru-
ments ; 5 quartets with pianoforte ; 11
trios, do. ; variations, nocturnes, etc., for
various instruments ; a great many works of
church music, and songs. Mendel ; Wurz-
bach ; Fetis ; Gerber ; Schilling ; Riehl,
Mus. Charakterkijpfe, i. 249.

HOFHAIMER (Hofheymer, Hofhainer,
Hoffhaymer), PAULUS (Johaun Paul) VON,
born at Radstadt, in 1459, died at Salzburg
in 1537. The first great musical genius of
Germany, of whom Lusciuius says that for
thirty years he stood prominent as the best
musician and composer of the time. He
was organist and composer in the royal
chapel of Vienna under the Emperors Fried-
rich HI. and Maximilian I. ; was also cele-
brated as a lute player. His compositions
have reached us only in meagre specimens,
some of his MSS., preserved in the Vienna
Library, including chorals and lute music.
Some of bis music was published two years
after bis death by Petreius, in Harmonica
Poeticoe, music to odes of Horace and some
other poets (Nuremberg, 1539 ; new ed., by
Achtleituer, 1868). Gerber mentions a col-
lection of songs for four voices, published
in 1548, belonging to the library of Zwick-
au, in which are several by Hofhaimer.
He had many illustrious pupils. Among
those mentioned by Luscinius were : Ar-
geutiu von Bern, Jobanu Biicbuer of Con-
stanz, Conrad of Speier, and Wolfgang of
Vienna. He was ennobled by the Emperor
Maximilian, and received in 1515 the order
of the Golden Spur from the King of
Hungary. He retired to Salzburg at the
close of bis life, and lived for several years
in close retirement. Allgem. d. Biogr., sii.
569 ; Ambros, iii. 373 ; Fetis ; Gerber ; Men-
del ; Schilling ; Weitziuanus Gescbichte
des Clavierspiels, 24.

HOFMANN, HEINRICH (KARL JO-
HANN), born in Berlin, Jan. 13, 1842, still
living there, 1889. Dramatic composer,
pupil at Kullak's Conservatorium of Grell,
Debn, and Wtierst ; first appeared as a



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pianist, but after making himself a name as
virtuoso on that instrument, abandoned it for
composition, induced
by the success of his
first opera, Cartouche,
produced in Berlin in
18G9, and much ap-
plauded afterward in
many German cities ;
this was followed in
1873 by the Hungar-
ian Suite, played by

all larger orchestras with unusual success,
meeting with a brilliant reception also in
America, and establishing his reputation.
Scarcely less significant was the impression
made by his Frithjof Symphony in 1874,
since when his fame has been steadily grow-
ing. "Works Operas: Cartouche, comic
opera, op. 7, given in Berlin, 1872 ; Der
Matador, 1872 ; Anuin, op. 40, Dresden,
1877; Aennchen von Tharau, op. 44, Ham-
burg, 1878; Wilhc'lm von Oranien, op. 5(1,
ib., 1882 ; Donna Diana, op. 75, Berlin,
1886. Clmmpaguerlicd, for male chorus
and orchestra, op. 17 ; Nouneugesang, for
soli, female chorus, and orchestra, op. 21 ;
Das Miirchcn von der sclii'men J/<7s//i>'. for
do. (mixed chorus), op. 30 ; Ascheubrddel,
for do., op. 45 ; Festgesaug, for do., op.
74 ; Selig sinil die Todti'ii, cantata for Alto
solo, chorus, and orchestra, op. C4 ; Drei
CharaktiTstiirke, for orchestra, op. 15 ;
Ungarische Suite, for do., op. 1C ; Frilitj"f.
symphony for do., op. 22 ; Schauspiel-Ouver-
tiire, for do., op. 28 ; Bilder aus Norden,
for do. ; Trauermarsch, for do., op. 38 ; Im
Schlosshof, suite for do., op. 78 ; Serenade,
for string orchestra, op. G5 ; do., op. 72 ;
Concerto for violoncello with orchestra, op.
31 ; Adagio for violin with do., op. 31a ;
Trio for pianoforte and strings, op. 18 ;
Quartet for do., op. 50 ; Sextet for strings,
op. 25 ; Uugarisches Lied, quintet for do. ;
Octet for do., flute, clarinet, horn, and bas-
soon, op. 80 ; Romanze, for violoncello with
pianoforte, op. 48 ; Serenade, for do., op.
63 ; Sonata for violin and pianoforte, op.



67 ; for pianoforte (4 hands) : Drei Geure-
bilder, op. 3 ; Fughette, Menuett uud Fest-
marsch, op. 10 ; Walzer und Kosakeumarsch,
op. 13 ; Italieuische Liebesuovelle, op.
19 ; Sieben Liindler, op. 23 ; Liebesfriih-
ling, fiiuf Stiicke, op. 29 ; Drei Charakter-
stiicke, op. 35 ; Ungarische Tiiuze ; Silhou-
etten aus Uugaru ; Norwegische Lieder
uud Tiinze ; Neue uugarische Tauze ; do.,
Neue Folge ; Steppenbilder, op. 39 ; Walzer,
op. 42a ; Am Rhein, Skizzen, op. 43 ; Aus
meiuem Tagebuch, op. 46 ; Aus alter Zeit, 7
Stiicke ; Der Trompeter von Siikkiugeu,
Sechs Klavierstiicke, op. 52 ; Zwei Sere-
naden, op. 54 ; do., op. 54a ; Ekkehard,
Skizzeu, op. 57 ; Singuf, op. 58 ; Drei Inter-
mezzi, op. 66 ; Sechs Charakterstiicke, op.
70 ; Vier Stiicke, op. 76 ; Russische Lieder
uud Tiinze ; Waldmarchen, eiu Cyklus, op.
79 ; Drei Souatiueu in kleiner Form, op.
86 ; do. (2 hands) : Zwei Notturnos, op. 1 ;
Zwei Walzercapriceu, op. 2 ; Capriccio, op.
5 ; Fiiuf Charakterstiicke, op. 9 ; Album-
blatter, op. 11 ; Im Traume, op. 12 ; Sa-
lonwalzer, op. 14; Nachkliinge, fiiuf Stiicke,
op. 34 ; do. 2. Heft, op. 37 ; Drei Stiicke in
Tauzform, op. 55 ; Impromptu, op. 73 ;
Skizzeu, iieim Klavierstiicke, op. 77 ; Etude
in E-flat ; Alt-Frauzosische Gavotte, Lose
Blatter, Fiiuf Heine Stiicke, op. 85 ; Stim-
muugsbilder, op. 88. Vocal : Drei Lieder
for mixed chorus, op. 8 ; do., op. 47 ; Salve
Regina, and Weihuachtslied : Adestefideles,
for do., op. 53 ; Six quartets for male
voices, op. 20 ; Two do., op. 71 ; Vier Miiu-
nerchore, op. 87 ; Wie lange noch ?, for
male chorus ; Minnespiel, Walzer for 4
voices and pianoforte (4 hands), op. 42 ;
Siuneu und Miuuen, ein Tanzpoem, for
do., op. 68 ; Lenz und Liebe, for do., op.
84 ; Drei Gesiiuge, for 2 Soprani and Alto
(soli or chorus), with pianoforte, op. 81 ;
Four duets, op. 4 ; do., op. 41 ; Songs, op.
24, 26, 27 ; 32, 33, 36, 49, 51, 59-62, 68,
82, 83, 89. Illustr. Zeitg. (1881), i. 49 ;
Mus. Courier, No. 12, Sept. 22, 1886 ;
Mus. Wochenblatt, vi. 634, 652, 668 ; viii.
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HOF3IANN, KARL EDUARD, born at
Dtirrhennersdorf, Silesia, in 1797, died in
Prague, Nov. 24, 1860. Composer, pupil of
his fatber, and in Prague, in 1813, of To-
mascbek, wbo recommended bim, iu 1816, as
a teacher in Vienna. He returned to Prague
in 1820, and taugbt music there. He ar-
ranged Beethoven's second, third, and fifth
symphony for the pianoforte for eight hands,
and arranged and adapted Mendelssohn's
and Tomaschek's music, besides arrange-
ments from Fidelio, Oberou, Lodoiska, etc.
He had several well-known pupils, among
them, Pischek, Julius Benoui, and Wilhelm
B. Mayer. Mendel.

HOFMANN, MELCHIOR, composer in
Leipsic, first half of the 18th century. He
studied under J. C. Schmid ; was director
of music in the Neue Kirche, iu 1704 ; di-
rector of the Tbomasschule and of the
Opera. He went to London iu 1710, but
returned to Leipsic in 1712. He composed
the operas : Acontius und Cydippe, and
Rhea Sylvia, Hamburg, 1720 ; and left
church and vocal music iu MS. Mendel ;
Gerber ; Schilling.

HOHE LIED SALOMONIS, DAS (The
Song of Solomon), oratorio, by Carl Loewe,
written between 1848 and 1860.

HOHLFELD, OTTO, born at Zeulenroda,
Saxony, March 10, 1854, still living, 1889.
Violin virtuoso, first instructed by the can-
tor Solle, and at the seminary in Greiz by
the cantor Urban and director Regener ;
then at the Couservatorium in Dresden
(1872-75), pupil of Lauterbach on the violin,
and of Rietz and Kretschmer. After play-
ing for a short time in the royal orchestra
at Dresden, he was appointed Couzert-
meister at the court theatre in Darmstadt
in 1876, and has thence made several suc-
cessful concert tours. Works : String
quartet, op. 1 ; Zigeunerkliinge, for piano-
forte, op. 2 ; Elegie, for trombone with or-
gan, op. 3 ; Elegie, for violin, op. 4 ; Songs,
op. 5. Mendel, Ergiiuz., 159 ; Riemann.

HOHNSTOCK, KARL, born at Bruns-
wick, in 1828, still living, 1889. Violinist



and pianist, member of a musical family,
' with whom he travelled professionally in
Europe in 1846. In 1848 he went to Amer-
ica, and after giving concerts in Boston and
other cities, settled as a music teacher iu
Philadelphia, where he received the degree
of Mus. Doc. In 1860 he returned to
Brunswick, and settled at Blankenbur"-

O

He has composed symphonies, overtures,
pianoforte and violin concertos, and vocal
music. Mendel.

HOL, RICHARD, born in Amsterdam,
July 25, 1825, still living at Utrecht, 1889.
Pianist and organist, pupil of the organist
Martens, and of Bertelman, then formed
himself chiefly on the study of Beethoven's
works. During the early period of his ar-
tistic life he appeared now and then in pub-
lic as a pianist, and iu 1845 gave concerts
abroad, especially in the Rhine provinces.
He then taught music at Amsterdam, and
was made director of the Choral Society
Amstels Manneukoor in 1856, of the Society
for the Encouragement of Music, in 1857,
and succeeded Kufferath in 1862 as city mu-
sic director at Utrecht, where he became also
organist of the cathedral in 1869, and di-
rector of the music school in 1875. In the
same year he was appointed president of
the newly created Nederlaudsche Toonkuu-
stenaars Vereeuigiug. He ranks among the
foremost Dutch composers, and is distin-
guished as a musical conductor and teacher,
and as a writer ou music. Orders of the
Oaken Crown, and of the Golden Lion of
Nassau ; Officer of the French Academy,
1878, and member of several learned and art
societies. Works for orchestra : 2 Sym-
phonies, in C minor, and D minor, op. 44 ;
Erkliiruug, Conzertstiick, op. 51 ; Kapell-
meister Wohlklang, overture ; Feestouver-
ture in E-flat ; Concert overture in C minor ;
Gaudeamus igitur en Nationale feestmarsch,
overture. Mixed chorus with orchestra :
The 23d psalm ; Der blinde Konig (Uhland),
op. 39 ; Heiligerlee, cantata, op. 68 ; De
Vliegeude Hollander, op. 70 ; Leidensglorie ;
David, concert drama, op. 81 ; De Balling



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op Zee (with pianoforte), op. 46. Mule
chorus with orchestra : Leideus outzet, op.
32 ; Bede, op. 18 ; Krijgslied, op. 37 ; Yon-
del, op. 48 ; Vrede, op. 63 ; In' t woud, op.
86. Male chorus, with instruments : Hol-
lands glorie (with brass), op. 24 ; De Oran-
jevaan (do.), op. 55 ; Vondel gekroond (with
pianoforte) ; Two masses, with organ, op.
28 and 33 ; Laudato Domiuum, op. 65 ;
Het graf onder den meidoorn, with soprano
solo. Male chorus a cappella : Drie vier-
stemmige koren, op. 8 ; Opwaarts, op. 19 ;
Drie maunenkoren, op. 22 ; Twee gezaugen,
op. 34 ; De kabels los, op. 38 ; Raadgeving,
op. 41 ; De rots in zee, op. 49 ; Zwei Ge-
siinge, op. 52 ; Een lied vau Nederland, op.
57 ; Eene kerk, op. 58 ; Leveusvreugd, op. 69 ;
Drie toasteu ; Hymne aan den vrede, op. 76 ;
Yrijheids hynine, op. 90 ; and many others.
Female chorus with accompaniment : Drei
Gesiinge, op. 26 ; Morgengesang, for contral-
to and chorus ; De vier jaargetijden, op. 54 ;
De avondstond, op. 62; Kerstcautate ; Schep-
pingslied, op. 79 ; Zomerbloemeu, op. 87.
Sacred songs, with organ, and many songs.
Fctis, Supplement, i. 479 ; Gregoir ; Yiotta.
HOLBERGIANA, suite for orchestra, by
Niels Wilhehu (Jade, written for the bicen-
tenary festival of Ludwig Holberg (1684-
1 7"i 1 1, the founder of Danish literature, first
given at Copenhagen, Dec. 3, 1884. Pub-
lished l>y I'.n itkopf & Hiirtel (Leipsic, 1884).
HOLDE GATTIN (Graceful consort), duet
for soprano and- bass (Eva, Adam) in E-flat
major, in Haydn's Die Schopfung, Part III.
HOLDER," JOSEPH WILLIAM, born at
Clerkeuwell, Lon-
don, in 1764, died
in London in



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