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CELEBRATED VIOLIN PLAYERS.
the town theatre in Cologne; then travelled as quartett player, winning universal recognition.
Ileermann, Hugo, born March 3rd 1844, at Heilbronn; pupil of de Beriot; was leader at Frankfort, and since 1878 principal violin teacher at Hoch's Conservatoriura.
Hegar, Friedr., born Oct. nth 1841, at Basle, pupil of David; Concertmeister with Bilse, and at Zurich; now director of the Music School there.
Hellmesberger, Georg, born April 24th 1800, at Vienna, died Aug. 16th 1873, pupil of Bohm; was member of the Imperial orchestra and teacher in the Conservatorium. His eldest son, Georg, born 1828, was leader at Hanover, where he died in 1853. His younger brother
Hellmesberger, Joseph, born Nov. 3rd 1829, lived at Vienna as Director of the Conservatorium and Court-Capellmeister. He became very noted as a quartett player. His son Joseph, born 1855, was from 1878 solo violinist in the Court orchestra; died Oct. 24th 1893.
Hermann, Friedr., born 1828, at Frankfort; studied at the Leipsic Conservatorium; for many years professor in the same, and also, up to 1876, first viola player in the Gewandhaus concerts. He has written chamber music, violin solos, &c, besides arranging many classical works for various combinations of stringed instruments.
Hess, Willy, pupil of Joachim, was leader at Frankfort and at Rotterdam; then settled in Manchester as solo violinist in Sir Charles Halle's orchestra; in 1895 called to Cologne as leader in the Town Orchestra and teacher at the Conservatorium.
Hilf, Arno, born March 14th 1858, student of the Conservatorium, Leipsic, until his 17th year. He was leader at Moscow, and in 1888 at Sondershausen; then joined the Gewandhaus orchestra, Leipsic.
Himmelsstoss, Richard, born June 17th 1843, at Sondershausen; pupil of Ulrich and Joachim; leader at Breslau.
Hollander, Gustav, born Feb. 15th 1855, at Leobschiitz, Silesia; pupil of David and Joachim; was leader and teacher in Cologne Conservatorium. Composer of the "Spinnerlied", and other pleasing violin pieces.
Jacob sen, Heinr., born Jan. 10th 1851, at Hadersleben; pupil of David and Joachim. He was first violinist in the Leipsic Gewandhaus orchestra, solo and chamber-