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William H. Potstock

William H. Potstock German composer

German composer
William H. Potstock
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Intro German composer
Was Musician Composer
From United States of America Germany
Type Music
Gender male
Birth 1872, Northern Germany, Germany
Death 1941, Chicago, USA (aged 69 years)
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Biography

William Herman Potstock (Wilhelm Hermann), (1872–1941) was a German American musician and composer. His best known work “Souvenir De Sarasate ” combines different techniques (left-hand pizzicato and double stops) and is a popular virtuoso piece with

Life

Potstock was born in Northern Germany; he emigrated with his family via Bremen (Germany) to the U.S. in 1881. He lived and worked as a self-employed music teacher and musician in Chicago, where he died. In 1895 he married Martha Bock. They had two children, Stella (born 1896) and Eugene (1901–1979). His daughter was also an accomplished musician.

List of compositions

  • Souvenir de Sarasate: Fantasia Espagnole für Violine und Klavier in D-Dur, Op. 15
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https://d-nb.info/gnd/1159601070
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https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no99020222
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https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-no99020222
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