Roeckel, Joseph Leopold



Teacher of piano, and composer; youngest son of Joseph Augustus; studied the piano under his father and his brother Eduard, and composition under Eisenhofer at Wurzburg, and Goetze at Weimar. He settled in Clifton, England, and became well and favorably known as a teacher and pianist. His compositions include the cantatas, Fair Rosamond; Ruth; Westward Ho; The Ten Virgins; and Mary Stuart; transcriptions and original pieces, some of which were quite popular.