b. Bielsko-Biala, Poland (then Bielitz), April 25, 1861, d. Vienna, Feb. 16, 1919. Musician, 1888-1894 director of the Japanese Academy of Music in Tokyo; (1901) Court organist and from 1906 teacher at the Vienna Academy.
Literature#I. Suchy, Dt.-sprach. Musiker in Japan vor 1945, doctoral thesis, Vienna 1992; H. Hirasawa, R. D. Leben und Werk, doctoral thesis, Vienna 1996.