Arthur Stenz

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Arthur Stenz (born February 27, 1857 in Borna (near Leipzig), † 1925 in Dresden (uncertain)) was a German cellist and music teacher .

Arthur Stenz had studied in Dresden from 1872 to 1876 with Friedrich Grützmacher and Friedrich August Kummer . From 1880 to 1915 Stenz was a member of the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden . Stenz taught the violoncello at the Dresden Conservatory. In 1890 he was appointed Royal Saxon Chamber Musician .

Arthur Stenz formed the piano trio Bachmann, Bärtich, Stenz with the Dresden pianist Walther Bachmann and the violinist Rudolf Bärtich , which regularly gave concerts in the Dresden Neustädter Casino .


Individual evidence

  1. ^ Edmund SJ van der Straeten: History of the Violoncello, the Viol Da Gamba, Their Precursors and Collateral Instruments . W. Reeves, 1914, p. 469 (Arthur Stenz's year of birth there).
  2. a b c Neue Zeitschrift für Musik - Volume 93 (1926) - page 111: "The chamber virtuoso Prof. Arthur Stenz, former cellist of the Saxon State Orchestra and teacher at the Dresden Conservatory, died at the age of 59."
  3. a b c d Ortrun Landmann: Directory of names of the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden: Own names, names of administrators, musical directors and former members from 1548 to 2013, in systematic-chronological order.
  4. Die Musik, Volume 18, 1925, page 402: "Dresden: The Saxon chamber virtuoso Professor Arthur Stenz died, a student of Grützmacher, who was an outstanding solo cellist for many years in the Dresden State Orchestra, died at the age of 69."
  5. Stenz, Arthur. In: Carl Maria von Weber Complete Edition. University of Paderborn, accessed April 26, 2020 .
  6. ^ Association for the promotion of Dresden and tourism, Friedrich Kummer: Dresden and the Elbe area . Publishing house of the Association for the Promotion of Dresden and Tourism, Dresden, p. 46 ( limited preview in the Google book search - there short announcements of the performance of the piano trio Bachmann, Bärtich, Stenz).