- Larry Wolz
(b Ilmeneau, Thuringia, April 16, 1850; d San Antonio, TX, Oct 2, 1920). American conductor of German origin. Perhaps the “Father of the Orchestra in Texas,” Beck was conductor of the Beethoven Männerchor in San Antonio (1884–1904; 1919–20). Statewide he established orchestras for the Texas Sängerfests (...