Kieserling, Richard jr.

Composer; of Cincinnati. In 1891 was a pupil of Homeyer, Reinecke,  Rust, Jadassohn, Schreck, and of Sitt in conducting at the Leipsic Conservatory. On graduating, he conducted a performance of his own composition, entitled Jeanne d'Arc. Returning to Cincinnati in 1895, he established himself there as a teacher and conductor. He has written many compositions, among them being, A May Song, for woman's chorus and piano; If It Were Not for Love, for male chorus; a ballad, Harold, for male chorus, barytone solo and orchestra; several sets of male choruses; six pieces for violin and piano; a motet for mixed chorus a cappella; marche Nuptiale for grand orchestra, and berceuse for string orchestra.