Frederick Jacobi

Frederick Jacobi ( born May 4, 1891 in San Francisco, California, † October 24, 1952 in New York, NY) was an American composer.

Jacobi, son of the still -born in Darmstadt wine merchant Frederick Jacobi Sr. and Flora Jacobi, born Brandenstein, studied in New York with Rubin Goldmark, Ernest Bloch, Rafael Joseffy and Paolo Gallico, and Paul Juon in Berlin. He was from 1913 to 1917 the Metropolitan Opera. Since 1924 he has taught music theory at the Master School of United Arts, and from 1936 composition at the Juilliard School.

He composed two symphonies, three symphonic poems, an orchestral suite, an ode for orchestra, Indian Dances for orchestra, a violin, a cello and a piano concerto, chamber music, an opera, a cantata, a Sabbath liturgy, choral works and songs.

2010 was brought to hearing from club Musica Judaica in the Bechstein Centrum in Frankfurt am Main, the Fantasy for Viola and Piano. The viola played Julia Rebekka Adler.