Dulcken, Ferdinand Quentin


A son of Luise David Dulcken the singer, and nephew of Ferdinand David. He was born in London and attained a considerable  renown as a pianist. He was a pupil of Mendelssohn, Moscheles, Gade, Hauptmann, Richter, Plaidy and Joachim in theory, of Becker on the organ and afterwards of F. Hiller at the Leipsic Conservatory. He was professor at the Warsaw Conservatory for five years and later toured Europe in concert with Vieuxtemps and other artists. He toured the United States, in 1876, with Remenyi and Joseffy, and lived for some time in New York. Dulcken wrote an opera, Wieslav; a solemn mass; cantatas; songs (about two hundred in all), and many pianoforte pieces. He died in Astoria, N. Y.