(b Prossnitz, Moravia, 1846; d Vienna, 1907). Austrian pianist and composer. Close friend of Brahms. Taught at Horák pf. school, Vienna, 1872–8. Visited London 1878, playing at 20 concerts. Comp. sym., 2 pf. concs., vn. conc., sonata for 2 pf., and 10 operas, of which best known is Das goldene Kreuz (Berlin 1875, London 1881).
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.