Stucken, Frank (Valentine) van der
- Michael Steinberg
(b Fredericksburg, TX, Oct 15, 1858; d Hamburg, Aug 16, 1929). American conductor and composer. In 1865 his family moved to Antwerp, where he became a student of Peter Benoit. In 1876, after a visit to the Bayreuth Festival, he settled in Leipzig for two years’ study with Reinecke, Langer and Grieg. His first professional engagement was at the municipal theatre, Breslau, in ...