Alexander von Fielitz (1860 - 1930)
Alexander von Fielitz (December 28, 1860 – July 29, 1930) was a German composer. Fielitz studied with Julius Schulhoff and Edmund Kretschmer in Dresden. He worked as a theater conductor in Zurich, Lübeck, and Leipzig, and afterwards taught for several years at the Stern Conservatory in Berlin. In 1905 he became a teacher at the Chicago Musical College and in 1906 he became the conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. From 1908 he again taught at the Stern Conservatory, which he headed from 1915.