Henry Charles Litolff was born 7 August 1818 in London. Of Alsatian descent, Litolff was known as a travelling virtuoso pianist (following studies with Moscheles in London), a successful music publisher (of piano music and teaching material) and composer (e.g. of the Concerto symphonique) for piano and orchestra. He died at Bois-Colombes on 5 August 1891.
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