Gollmick, Adolf, German pianist, teacher, and composer, son of Karl Gollmick; b. Frankfurt am Main, Feb. 5, 1825; d. London, March 7, 1883. He studied with his father and other teachers in Frankfurt am Main, and in 1844 settled in London as a pianist and teacher. He composed 3 comic operas: Dona Constanza, The Oracle, and Balthasar. Other works include 2 “operatic cantatas”: The Blind Beggar’s Daughter ofBethnal Green and The Heir of Lynne, as well as several symphonic works, piano pieces, and songs.
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