Arthur Bird

Biography

Born: July 23, 1856; Belmont, MA   Died: December 22, 1923; Berlin, Germany  
After early lessons from his father and uncle, Bird attended the Berlin Hochschule, studying with Haupt and Loeschhorn. He later became a friend and student of Liszt. He served as the Berlin correspondent for the Chicago journal =Musical Leader=. Bird was a late Romantic style composer and a fine contrapuntist. His works were popular in Germany, but he composed little after 1895. After early lessons from his father and uncle, Bird attended the Berlin Hochschule, studying with Haupt and Loeschhorn. He later became a friend and student of Liszt. He served as the Berlin correspondent for the Chicago journal =Musical Leader=. Bird was a late Romantic style composer and a fine contrapuntist. His works were popular in Germany, but he composed little after 1895. Read less