(b Paris, 1826; d Frankfurt, 1906).
Fr.‐born Ger. baritone, son of harpist‐composer and his singer wife. As child learned several instr. Sang in Elijah at Basle, 1848, and joined Paris Opéra‐Comique 1857. Gave f. public p. of Schubert's Die schöne Müllerin, Vienna, May 1856. Dir., Hamburg Phil. Concerts and Choir 1863–7. Many recital tours. Cond., Sternscher Gesangverein, Berlin, 1874–8 (see Stern, Julius); teacher at Hoch Cons., Frankfurt, 1878–80 and 1883–4. Wrote 2‐vol. singing method, 1886–7. Regarded as one of finest interpreters of Schubert's Winterreise and other Lieder. Brahms ded. songs to him.