Neruda, Franz

1843-

 

Member of the distinguished Neruda family; born at Brünn in 1843. He became a violoncellist and composer. Neruda has held several important positions, such as member of the Royal Orchestra   at Copenhagen, director of a musical society there and another in Stockholm. His work as a composer is deservedly popular, and includes a concerto for violoncello; string quartet; chamber and orchestral music.