Zeugheer, Jakob

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Zeugheer, Jakob [ J. Z. Herrmann] (b Zurich, 1803; d Liverpool, 1865). Swiss-born violinist and conductor. Formed str. qt. in Munich after hearing Schuppanzigh Qt. in Vienna, 1823. Toured Europe and settled in Liverpool 1830. Cond., Gentlemen's Concerts, Manchester, 1831–8, Liverpool Phil. Soc. 1843–65. Wrote 2 syms., vn. conc., str. qt., songs, etc.