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Lübeck, Louis

Lübeck, Louis

Lübeck, Louis, Dutch cellist and composer, son of Johann Heinrich Lübeck and brother of Ernst Lübeck; b. The Hague, Feb. 14,1838; d. Berlin, March 8,1904. He studied with Jacquard in Paris. From 1863 to 1868, he taught cello at the Leipzig Cons. He toured Germany, the Netherlands, England, and the U.S. (1875–81), and in 1881 he settled in Berlin as a cellist in the Court Orch. He wrote 2 cello concertos, and solo pieces.

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