Gollmick, Adolf


Pianist; born at Frankfort-on-Main, the son of Karl Gollmick. Was a pupil, first of his father, later of Riefstahl and H. Wolf. He settled in London in 1844, where he founded several musical societies, and gave concerts both as a pianist and violinist, playing at times in other parts of England, and in Germany. His works comprise three comic operas', Dona Constanza, The Oracle, and Balthasar; two operatic cantatas, The Heir of Lynne and Blind Beggar of Bethnal Green ; a symphony and other orchestral pieces; chamber-music; songs; and piano-music, including transcriptions of German folk-songs.