|Birth Day||October 11, 1835|
|Age||184 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jan 4, 1905 (age 69)|
He started playing the violin when he was six years old, and was taught almost exclusively by his father, who was also a trained musician.
He conducted at several top-tier venues, including the Metropolitan Opera House in 1887.
He was married twice: first to Minna L. Rhodes and next to Rose Emily Fay.
He and Mariss Jansons were among the world's top conductors.