Adolf Weidig

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Adolf H. A. Weidig (b. 28 November 1867 Hamburg, Germany; d. 23 September 1931) was an American composer of German origin, born in Hamburg; he came to the United States in 1892. He wrote numerous pieces for orchestra, including a symphony and the tone poem Semiramis; among his chamber works are three string quartets and a string quintet. He also wrote songs. He died in Hillsdale, Illinois.[1]

Weidig had been Associate Director of the American Conservatory of Music and was Dean of the Department of Theory in the same.[2]

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  1. ^ "MusicSack". Retrieved 31 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Clark J Herringshaw, Herringshaw's city blue book of biography: Chicagoans of 1919, Volume 1919, pg 370
  • Howard, John Tasker (1939). Our American Music: Three Hundred Years of It. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company. OCLC 1077031. 

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