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composer , teacher of music

Frederick Jacobi, composer, teacher of music. award Society for Publ. Member executive board League of Composers; member A.S.C.A.P. Received honorable mention Coolidge Competition, 1924.


Jacobi, Frederick was born on May 4, 1891 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Frederick and Flora (Brandenstein) Jacobi.


Educated Ethical Culture School, New York City, Hochschule für Musik Berlin, Germany. Studied music with Paolo Gallico, Rubin Goldmark, Rafael Joseffy, Ernest Bloch.


Assistant conductor Metropolitan Opera Company, 1913-1917. Teacher of composition, Julliard Graduate School, New York City, 1936-1950. Lecturer University of California, summer 1939.


  • Other Work

    • Composer: Ode for Orchestra. Hagiographa

    • The Prodigal Son (opera). Indian Dances suite for orchestra.

      Three String Quartets. Sabbath Evening Service for the Synagogue. 2 Sabbath Evening Services for 10th anniversary Park Avenue Synagogue, May 23, 1952.

      Concerto for Violin and Orchestra. Concertino for Piano and String Orchestra. Friday Evening Service Number 2.

      Composer also many songs, violin, cello, and piano pieces. Compositions have been played by symphonies of San Francisco, Philadelphia. Chicago, Rochester, Boston and others.


Member executive board League of Composers. Member A.S.C.A.P. Received honorable mention Coolidge Competition, 1924.


Married Irene Schwarcz, May 29, 1917. Children: Maxine Emma (deceased), Frederick Arthur, Dorothea Rebecca.

Frederick Jacobi

Flora (Brandenstein) Jacobi

Irene Schwarcz

Maxine Emma Jacobi (deceased)

Frederick Arthur Jacobi

Dorothea Rebecca Jacobi