Eduard Kremser

KREMSER, Eduard. b. Vienna, Austria 10 April 1838; d. Vienna 26 November 1914. A distinguished conductor, arranger, editor/compiler of folk and popular music and music critic, Kremser attended business school, studied piano and music theory, and sang in amateur choral societies in Vienna. In 1861 he joined the famed Männergesangverein as rehearsal accompanist and member of the solo quartet. In 1869 he was appointed one of several co-directors: for example, Rudolph Weinwurm (1835-1911)], was apparently principal conductor 1880-1899, and upon retirement honored as emeritus conductor.  Kremser co-directed with Richard Heuberger (1850-1914) during the acclaimed USA concert tour of 1907,...

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