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The New International Encyclopædia/Liebling, Emil

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LIEBLING, lēb'lĭng, Emil (1851-). A German-American pianist and composer, born in Pless, Silesia. He studied music and the piano with Ehrlich, Dorn, and Kullak in Berlin, and with Dachs in Vienna. In 1867 he came to the United States, where he settled as a music-teacher. Upon a subsequent visit to Europe he studied under Liszt at Weimar. After 1872 he was identified with the musical life of Chicago. His compositions include piano pieces and songs, the most of which have met with considerable popular favor.