Engel, Gustav Edward


Born at Konigsberg, he is known as a writer, teacher of singing, and critic for German periodicals. He first appears as a student of philosophy in Berlin, where he studied musical science and singing, and was a member of the Cathedral choir and of the singing society. His time was divided between teaching vocal music and writing articles on the scientific and philosophical aspects of music. He was engaged at different times as critic for two Berlin periodicals; taught in Kullak's Academy, and in the Hochschule in Berlin.