Benjamin Bilse

Benjamin Bilse

  • Born
    17th August 1816
  • Died
    13th July 1902
  • Birthplace
    Liegnitz, now Legnica, Poland
Benjamin Bilse was a German conductor and composer. Bilse was born in Liegnitz (present-day Legnica) in the Prussian Silesia Province. He obtained a rich musical education, as at the Vienna Conservatory under violinist Joseph Böhm, and played in the orchestra of Johann Strauss I. Returned to Liegnitz, he became municipalKapellmeister in 1842.

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