Foerster, Adolph Martin was born on February 2, 1854 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Emil and Elise Marie (Noll) Foerster.
Educational public schools, Allegheny and Pittsburgh. Graduate Conservatory of Music, Leipzig, 1875.
Choral conductor, Symphonic Society (orchestra). Orchestral works: Festival, dedication march, American Ode, prelude to Goethe’s Faust, suites, arias with orchestra, etc., chamber music, songs, piano, organ, and church music. Especially successful, Ave Maria with violin obi.