Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Floersheim, Otto
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FLOERSHEIM, Otto, German musician, b. in Aix-la-Chapelle, 2 March, 1853. He received his musical education under Ferdinand Hiller, removed to this country in 1875, and became a composer, critic, and editor of the “Musical Courier.” His compositions include a “Prelude and Fugue,” which was played in New York city under the direction of Theodore Thomas; “Alla Marcia,” which was produced under Frank van der Stucken; a symphonic poem called “Consolation,” which was successfully performed by the principal musical societies in the United States; and a piano composition with orchestra and organ accompaniment entitled “Elevation,” which was produced in Brooklyn under the direction of Anton Seidl.