Anschütz, Karl, German conductor and composer; b. Koblenz, Feb. 1815; d. N.Y., Dec. 30, 1870. He studied with Friedrich Schneider. In 1848 he went to London, where he conducted the Wednesday Concerts for a time. In 1857 he settled in N.Y. as an opera conductor. He publ. several piano pieces.
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