Frank van der Stucken

Frank van der Stucken

born on 15/10/1858 in Fredericksburg, TX, United States

died on 16/8/1929 in Hamburg, Germany

Frank Van der Stucken

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Frank Valentine Van der Stucken (October 15, 1858 – August 16, 1929) was an American composer and conductor, and founder of the Cincinnati Symphony in 1895.

Van der Stucken was born in Fredericksburg, Texas, to Frank and Sophie Van der Stucken, née Schönewolf. He died in Hamburg, Germany at age 70. He is particularly remembered for his Symphonic prologue to Heinrich Heine's tragedy William Ratcliffe. He was elected an honorary member of the Eta Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity in 1906.

References

Larry Wolz. Van der Stucken, Frank Valentine. Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved on 2007-09-13.

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