Lange, Daniel de


Born at Rotterdam. Studied violoncello under Ganz and Servais, and composition under Verhulst. He taught at the music school in Lemberg from 1860 to 1863, then went to Pans to continue his study of the piano and organ. He held several positions as organist. In 1870 he went to Amsterdam, where he taught in the school of music, of which he was secretary, and which afterwards was made a conservatory. In 1895 he became director. He conducted several choral societies which gained a great reputation. The concerts they gave in Albert Hall, London, in 1885, were enthusiastically received. His works include two symphonies, cantatas, an opera, an overture, a requiem, a violoncello concerto, etc.