Born: April 23, 1821, Warwick, Warwickshire, England (source: 1881 census).
Died: August 25, 1897, Leicester, Leicestershire, England.
Buried: Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester, England.
Löhr was a chorister at Magdalen College, Oxford, and went on to attend the Universities of Leipzig and Munich.
He worked for a while as assistant to Zachariah Buck at Norwich Cathedral, then moved to Leicester in 1845, to play the organ at St. Margaret’s Church, a position he held for four decades.
He also taught music, organized music festivals, and, in 1856, founded the Leicester Amateur Harmonic Society. As of 1881, he was a professor of music in Leicester.
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