Born: December 23, 1845, Hanover, Germany.
Died: December 5, 1931, Bedford, Ohio.
Buried: Lutheran Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
Ludwig was the husband of Katherine Succop.
Ilse attended the Lutheran Missouri Synod teachers college in Addison, Illinois, and taught and played the organ at churches in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Chicago, Illinois; Brooklyn, New York; and Bedford, Ohio.
He wrote several choral and organ books, and served as music editor for the 1912 Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-Book.
If you know where to get a good photo of Ilse (head-and-shoulders, at least 200×300 pixels),