1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Molique, Wilhelm Bernhardt
MOLIQUE, WILHELM BERNHARDT (1802-1869), German violinist and composer, was born at Nuremberg on the 7th of October, 1802, and learnt the violin at Munich under Pietro Rovelli. In 1826 he became music-director at Stuttgart. As a composer for the violin Molique was commonly compared with Spohr. He also wrote some charming songs. He died at Cannstadt in 1869.