Huss, Henry Holden was born on June 21, 1862 in Newark. Son of George John and Sophia Ruckel (Holden) Huss.
Graduate Royal Conservatory, Munich, Bavaria, 1882.
Appeared in concert, at New York Philharmonic, Boston symphony concerts, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, St. Paul and Detroit symphony concerts, Kneisel concerts, at Washington and elsewhere. Composer: Piano Concerto, Violin Concerto (both with orchestral accompaniment). Sanctus and Ave Maria for chorus and orchestra.
Cleopatra’s Death, for soprano solo and for orchestra. World Peace, anthem for mixed chorus. Trio for piano, violin and ’cello.
Sonata, for violin and piano. Sonata for ’cello and piano. 3 string quartettes; sonata for viola and piano.
Also mixed choruses, and male and female choruses, and many songs and piano pieces. Also prize string quartette in B minor, etc. His compositions have also been performed in London, Paris, Hamburg, Munich and other European cities, and by Ysaye, Pugno, Zimbalist.
Alma Gluck, Maud Powell, Franz Kneisel, Boris Hambourg, Christine Miller, Oscar Seagle, Louise Homer, Arthur Hartmann, David Bispham, Katherine Goodson, Rudolph Ganz. and others. Home: 144 E. 150th St., New York City.