- Julius Goltermann should not be confused with Georg Goltermann (1824 – 1898), the composer of eight cello concertos.
Life and career
Julius Goltermann was born in Hamburg, Germany on 15 July 1825. He studied cello with Friedrich August Kummer in Dresden before holding a professorship of cello at the Prague Conservatory from 1850 to 1862 – there he taught the cellist David Popper. Between 1862 and 1870 he was a member of the court band at Stuttgart. He retired in 1870.