Roth, Philipp



German cellist; born at Tarnowitz, Silesia; studied under Wilhelm Müller, and at the age of thirteen entered the High School, Berlin, where he continued his studies under Hausmann for two years. The rest of his life, except for his numerous concert tours, was spent in Berlin, where he established in 1890 the Freie Musikalische Vereinigung, and published a method for cello and a Führer durch die Violoncell Litteratur. He died in Berlin at the early age of forty-five.