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Richard Zeckwer

Richard Zeckwer

American composer
Richard Zeckwer
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Intro American composer
Was Musician Composer Organist
From Germany United States of America
Type Music
Gender male
Birth 30 April 1850, Stendal, Germany
Death 31 December 1922, Philadelphia, USA (aged 72 years)
Star sign Taurus
Family
Children: Camille Zeckwer
Instruments:
Organ
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Biography

Richard Zeckwer (April 30, 1850 – December 31, 1922) was a composer and music teacher.

He was born in Stendal and studied at the Felix Mendelssohn College of Music and Theatre, where he studied piano under Ignaz Moscheles before moving to Philadelphia, where he died. His compositions include The Bride of Messina overture and The Festival Overture. From 1876-1917 he was the director of the Philadelphia Musical Academy in Philadelphia, PA.

Zeckwer's son, Camille, was also a composer and music educator in Philadelphia.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 21 Mar 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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