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cellist

Alwin Schroeder, German cellist. Awarded gold medal for science and art, Schwarzburg-Sondershausen.

Background

Schroeder, Alwin was born on June 15, 1855 in Neunaldensleben, Germany. Son of Carl and Charlotte S.: educated realschule and gymnasium, Nordhausen.

Education

Studied music at Königliche Hochschule, Berlin.

Career

First cellist, Gewandhaus, Leipzig, 1880-1891, Boston Symphony Orchestra, 1891-1904, 1910-1912, 1919-1926. Was cellist Kneisel Quartette. Has appeared as soloist throughout United States and in Europe.

Connections

Married Paula Krötke, of Berlin, 1878 (deceased).

father:
Carl S.:

mother:
Charlotte S.:

spouse:
Paula Krötke