Talented pianist; born in Amsterdam. Was a pupil of his father, and then studied at Leipsic Conservatory with J. Rontgen in harmony and with Franz Coenen. He then went to Paris, where a suite of his composition was played by the Lamoureux Orchestra. He also played in London in 1890 and made concert tours throughout Europe. In 1895 Sieveking was heard in Boston, and the following year made a tour of the United States.