De Koven, (Henry Louis) Reginald
- Orly Leah Krasner
(b Middletown, CT, April 3, 1859; d Chicago, Jan 16, 1920). American composer. In 1872 he went to England and in 1880 took the BA in modern history from Oxford University. He had studied the piano with Wilhelm Speidel at Stuttgart and after graduating returned there to study the piano and harmony with Siegmund Lebert and Dionys Pruckner. He pursued further theory studies with J.C. Hauff at Frankfurt, and learnt singing with Luigi Vannuccini at Florence and composition with Richard Genée at Vienna. In ...