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Aloys Fleischmann (1880-1964)
Organist, Choirmaster, Composer, Teacher

Personal:  Aloys Sen
24 Apr 1880
13 Sep 1905
13 Apr 1910
1916-1919 
1919
1920
4 Jun 1941
1942-1952
1962-1964
3 Jan 1964

Born in Dachau, Bavaria: Aloys Fleischmann & Magdalena Deger
Marriage in Dachau to Tilly Swertz of Cork
Birth in Munich of their only child, Aloys
Prisoner of war in Oldcastle Co Meath, Isle of Man and London
Deported to Germany
Return to Cork
Marriage of son to Anne Madden of Cork
Births of five grandchildren
Invalid in St Patrick’s hospice
Death

Education:  
1887-1894
1896-1898
1898-1901
1901 
Schooling in Dachau
Royal Academy of Music in Munich: preparatory studies
Royal Academy of Music: organ, composition, conducting
Graduation with 1st honours in all subjects
Professional
posts:
 
1902-1906
1906-1962
1922-1937
1920-1958
Organist and choirmaster Church of St James in Dachau
Organist and choirmaster St Mary’s Cathedral Cork
Professor of harmony and choral singing Cork School of Music
Teacher of singing and piano Diocesan Seminary Farranferris
Professional
activities:
 
1895-1959
1901
1903-6
1905
1906
1908-1910
1908-1945
1912-1916
1922-1937
1924
1925-1928
1926
1928-1938
1926–1945
1954-1962
400 compositions
Founding of Dachau School of Singing
Producing of nativity plays in Dachau
Founding of the Dachau School of Music
Founding member Dachau Dramatic and Musical Association
Conductor of the Cork Choral Union
 Recitals and concerts in Cork
Founder and conductor of the Filedha women’s choir
Conductor of the Cork School of Music Choir
Member of the Munster Society of Arts
Advisory work with the Bantry church choir
Founding of the Bantry Operatic Society
Advisory work with the Bandon church choir
Cathedral choir recitals and broadcasts on Irish radio, BBC
Artistic Advisory Board of the Cork International Choral Festival
Tributes:  
19 Apr 1954
1963
1964
Award of the papal gold medal Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice
Fleischmann Lunchtime Concerts (sponsored by Gerald Goldberg)
Seán Ó Riada’s Hölderlin Songs dedicated to Fleischmann