1819–1885
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De­cem­ber 22, 1819, Eil­en­burg, Ger­ma­ny.

March 31, 1885, Wies­ba­den, Ger­ma­ny.

Süd­fried­hof, Wies­ba­den, Ger­ma­ny.

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Abt at­tended the Tho­mas­schule and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Leip­zig. He con­duct­ed in Zur­ich, Swi­tze­rland, and in Bruns­wick. In 1872, he tra­veled to Am­er­i­ca for a suc­cess­ful per­form­ing tour. He wrote over 3,000 works dur­ing his life.

  1. Abt
  2. Light of Beth­le­hem, The
  3. My Pe­ti­tion
  4. Willingham