Alwin Schroeder, German cellist. Awarded gold medal for science and art, Schwarzburg-Sondershausen.
Schroeder, Alwin was born on June 15, 1855 in Neunaldensleben, Germany. Son of Carl and Charlotte S.: educated realschule and gymnasium, Nordhausen.
Studied music at Königliche Hochschule, Berlin.
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.