Kalliwoda, Wilhelm


Pianist, teacher and composer; was the son of Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda. He was born at Donaueschingen; first studied music with his father, then went to the Leipsic Conservatory, and became the pupil of Mendelssohn and Hauptmann. He began his career as musical director of the Catholic Church at Carlsruhe, took his father's place as Court conductor in that town in 1853, and also conducted the Philharmonic concerts. He gave up work in 1875 on account of ill health. He died at Carlsruhe. He was a good teacher and pianist and wrote some admirable songs and piano-pieces.