(b Rottleberode, 1852; d Vienna, 1909). Ger. cellist. Member of Count Hochberg's qt., Dresden, 1872–6; of Joachim Qt. 1879–1907. Prof. of vc. Berlin Hochschule from 1876. Gave f.p. of Brahms's 2nd vc. sonata, Op.99, in 1886 and, with Joachim, of Brahms's double conc. (Cologne 1887).
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.