(b Bozen, Tyrol, 1861; d Munich, 1907). Ger. composer. Prof., Munich Sch. of Mus. from 1883. Friend of R. Strauss, who cond. several of his early works. Wrote 3 operas: Theuerdank (1893–5), Lobetanz (1896), and Gugeline (1898–1900), also sym. (1886), pf. quintet (1897–1901), sextet for wind and pf., vc. sonata, vn. sonata, org. sonata, 78 songs, and pf. pieces.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.