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Frédéric Louis Ritter (1834–1891)

Ritter, Frédéric Louis. An American musician; born in Strasburg, Alsace, 1834; died in 1891. He came to the United States in 1856, and soon made a reputation both here and abroad as a writer on musical topics. Besides many articles in English, French, and German periodicals, he published: ‘A History of Music in the Form of Lectures’ (1870–74); ‘Music in England’ (1883); ‘Music in America’ (1883); ‘Manual of Musical History’ (1886); and ‘Musical Dictation’ (1888).