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CELEBRATED ITOLIN FLAYERS.
music player to the Duchess of Anhalt-Bernburg atBallen-stedt, and since 1876 teacher at the Berlin High School. Died 1901.
Jacobson, Simon, born Dec. 24th 1839, at Mitau; pupil of David; leader at Bremen and New York; was afterwards teacher at Cincinnati, and now lives at Chicago.
Janitsch, Anton, born 1753, in Switzerland, died 1812, as Capellmeister to Count Burg-Steinfurth; pupil of Pugnani at Turin. He was leader at Treves with Prince Waller-stein-Ottingen, and conductor at the theatre, Hanover.
Jansa, Leopold, born 1796, at Wildenschwert in Bohemia, died Jan. 25th 1875, at Vienna. His compositions formerly enjoyed much favour. He lived in Brunswick, Vienna, and London.
Japha, George, born Aug. 27th 1835, at Konigsberg, died Feb. 25th 1892, Cologne; pupil of Singer, David and Alard; leader and teacher in Cologne Conservatorium.
Jensen, Gus/av, born Christmas Day, i843,atK6nigsberg; pupil of Laub and Joachim; died Nov. 26th, 1895, as professor at the Conservatorium, Cologne. He wrote orchestral works, a violin sonata, chamber music, &c, besides ably editing and arranging many compositions of the old masters for violin and piano ("Classische Violin Musik", "Vortragsstudien", &c).
Joachim, Joseph, Prof., Dr., born June 28th 1S31, at Kitse near Pressburg; pupil of Bohm in Vienna. He was leader at Leipsic, Weimar, and Hanover; subsequently director of the High School, Berlin. He is the first among living violinists, and has formed a large number of prominent players.
Kalliwoda, Johann Wenzeslaus, born Feb. 21st 1801, at Prague, died Dec. 3rd 1866, at Karlsruhe; conductor of Prince Fiirstenberg's orchestra at Donaueschingen. In addition to violin pieces, he wrote symphonies and overtures.
Kes, Willem, born Feb. 16th 1856, at Dordrecht; pupil of David and Joachim. He was leader at Amsterdam, and Capellmeister at Dordrecht, and since 1883 conductor at Amsterdam.
Kiesewetter, Chr. Gottfried, born Dec. 24th 1777, at Ans-bach, died Sept. 27th 1827, London; lived successively in Amsterdam, Oldenburg, Hamburg, Hanover andLondon.
K'dmpel, August, born Aug. 18th 1831, at Briickenau; pupil