Eugen (Francis Charles) d'AlbertGerman
German pianist and composer, born in Glasgow, but of French descent. Initially he studied music in London where his father had formerly been ballet-master at the King's Theatre and at Covent Garden.
After a career as a concert pianist, he turned his attention to opera, a form in which he won immediate, if short-lived success.
He composed numerous instrumental works and 20 operas, including Der Tiefland.Show more