Stockhausen, Julius (Christian)

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Stockhausen, Julius (Christian) (b Paris, 1826; d Frankfurt, 1906). Fr.-born Ger. baritone, son of harpist-composer and his singer wife. As child learned several instr. Sang in Elijah at Basle, 1848, and joined Paris Opéra-Comique 1857. Gave f. public p. of Schubert's Die schöne Müllerin, Vienna, May 1856. Dir., Hamburg Phil. Concerts and Choir 1863–7. Many recital tours. Cond., Sternscher Gesangverein, Berlin, 1874–8; teacher at Hoch Cons., Frankfurt, 1878–80 and 1883–4. Wrote 2-vol. singing method, 1886–7. Regarded as one of finest interpreters of Schubert's Winterreise and other Lieder. Brahms ded. songs to him.