Reference Entry

Stock, Frederick August

John E. Little

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI:

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Stock, Frederick August (11 November 1872–20 October 1942), orchestra conductor, was born in Jülich, near Cologne, Germany, the son of Friedrich Karl Stock, a military bandmaster, and Louise Leiner. His father gave him his first musical instruction. At the age of fourteen he entered the Cologne Conservatory, where he studied the violin with Georg Japha and composition with Engelbert Humperdinck, the composer of the opera ...

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Subjects: Conducting

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