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Adolf Weidig Edit Profile

composer , non-fiction writer

Adolf H. A. Weidig was an American composer of German origin, born in Hamburg; he came to the United States in 1892.

Background

Weidig, Adolf was born on November 28, 1867 in Hamburg, Germany.

Education

Graduate Academy of Music, Munich, 1891.

Career

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.

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

Connections

Married Helen Ridgway, 1896.

spouse:
Helen Ridgway