which he filled with honour and advantage till 1871. From that date he conducted the orchestra in the Catholic chapel. His compositions are numerous and varied in kind- masses, operas ( ' Silva,' 1830, ' Agnes Bernauer,' 1835), a Te Deum, orchestral pieces, songs and pianoforte works, many of them much esteemed in Germany. In England, however, his name is known almost exclusively as the father of (2) Marie K r eb s (b. Dresden, Dec. 5, 1851; d. June 27, 1900), the pianist. On the side of both father and mother (A lo y s ia Mich a le s i, an operatic singer of eminence, b. Aug. 29, 1826, married Krebs July 20, 1850) she inherited music, and like Mme. Schumann was happy in having a father who directed her studies with great judgment. Marie appeared in public at the early age of 11 (Meissen, 1862). Her tours embraced not only the whole of Germany and England, but Italy, France, Holland and America. She played at the Gewandhaus first, Nov. 30, 1865. To this country she came in the previous year, and made an engagement with Gye for four seasons, and her first appearances were at the Crystal Palace, Apr. 30, 1864 ; at the Philharmonic, Apr. 20, 1874; and at the Monday Popular Concerts, Jan. 13, 1875. She enjoyed many years of great popularity in England and on the continent, and retired from the profession on her marriage with Herr Brenning. o., with addns.