Pianist; born at Aarhus, Jylland, where he received musical instruction from his mother, Tausig, and Edmund Neupert. His first appearance was at Copenhagen, later in England. He settled there in 1882 upon being appointed a professor at the Normal College. In 1893 he returned to Copenhagen, where he taught and lectured. In 1900 he was given the title of professor by the King of Denmark.