Arthur Edward Stahlschmidt Edit Profile
Educated Ockbrook, England, and Königsfeld, Baden. Studied music and graduate Leipzig Conservatory, 1889-1892. Studied instrumental music under Leschetizky and Varetta Stepanoff, Vienna, and vocal music under Giovanni, Milan, and Cavalry Luigi Vannucini, Florence.
Came to the United States, 1897.
Became identified with Kipling movement, gave lectures and recitals of his work, notably at Kipling Afternoon of Decorative Art Society at the Astoria, when his musical settings of Kipling’s Barrack Room Ballads were produced, also at Lotos Club, Mendelssohn Hall, etc. During winter, 1900-1901, introduced works of Edgar Wallace, soldier-poet of South African war, at New York, Hartford, Richmond and elsewhere. Also prominent as teacher of voice.
Clubs:; Member Royal Alfred Institute, London. Mason. Compositions: Musical Settings to Kipling’s Recessional.
Married Wilifred Goff.