Pianist; born at Aarhus, Jutland; studied at Hamburg under Jacques Schmidt and Karl Krebs. From 1839 to 1842 he traveled, appearing in concert in Vienna and Paris, where he studied under Chopin, and then settled at Copenhagen as a teacher. He contributed to various musical periodicals, and composed a number of piano-pieces, principally suitable for teaching. He also published a book of exercises and a book, Musik historiske Momenter. He died at Copenhagen.