January 7, 1868
January 25, 1936
Hermann Bischoff (7 January 1868 in Duisburg – 25 January 1936 in Berlin) was a  German composer of classical music.
Leipzig to continue his first studies of music, he met Richard Strauss and fell in with his circle. 
Bischoff's two symphonies have been recorded on the record label
Classic Produktion Osnabrück, along with a 1926 Introduction und Rondo. His first symphony, dedicated Herrn Dr. Richard Strauss was performed (premiered?) in  Essen in the same festival (The 42nd Tonkünstler-Festival) in 1906 (May 24-8, 1906) that saw the premiere of Mahler's Sixth Symphony. 
Compositions [ edit ]
No. 1 in E major (published in 1906)
 No. 2 in D minor (1910, premiered 1911, published 1914 by F.E.C. Leuckart)
  Other works with Orchestra
Introduction and Rondo for Orchestra (1926)
Various Songs with Piano (e.g. Op. 3, Op. 6, Op. 7, Op.15
) and with Orchestral Accompaniment 
References [ edit ]
^ "MusicSack" . Retrieved . 1 October 2010
^ Cook, Paul (December 2006). "Review of Recording of Bischoff's First Symphony" . Retrieved . 2009-01-05
^ see Scan of symphony, p. 9.
^ The review refers to Bischoff as a pupil, not just an associate, of Strauss. Performance reviewed took place on May 24. The Musical Times, July 1 1906: entitled " The Forty-Second Tonkünstler-Festival of the General German Music Society, at Essen . Retrieved . 2009-01-09 " 47(761):486.
^ Reviewed, very poorly, in the New York Times when performed by the Boston Symphony in New York, under the direction of Karl Muck, in 1908. "THE BOSTON SYMPHONY.; A New Symphony by Hermann Bischoff -- Mme. Carreno Plays" (PDF). The New York Times. January 10, 1908 . Retrieved . 2009-01-05 The work only received its Boston premiere a month later, at the end of February 1908 - see at Boston Symphony Orchestra Programmes, 1907-8 Google Books. page 1205.
^ appears December 1914 Hofmeisters Monatsberichte, page 228.
^ Preface by Jürgen Schaarwächter, 2015, for Musikproduktion München.
^ op.15 - 25 neue Weisen zu Alten Liedern, published by Lauterbach & Kuhn - pub. 1902?, see HMB 1902, p.618- score does say copyright 1903, though, see BSB copy
External links [ edit ]