University of Leeds



Editor: Carl Prill

b. Berlin, 22.10.1864 d. 1931

Teachers: father, Wilhelm Hellmich, Wirth, Joachim.

Family: brothers Paul (1860-1930), cellist and conductor, and Emil (1867-1940), flautist, who was principal in the Berlin court (later State) Opera Orchestra from 1892 to 1928.

Associates: Reinecke, ?Mahler, Weingartner, Richard Strauss, Joan Manen.

Professional appointments: Concertmaster, Gewandhaus Orchestra, 1891. Concertmaster, Vienna Court Opera Orchestra, 1897-1925, Concertmaster at Bayreuth Festival, 1897, 1899 and 1901.

Chamber Ensembles: Prill Quartet (Leipzig) with Rother, Unkenstein and Georg Wille; (Vienna), with August Siebert, Hugo von Steiner, and Wilhelm Jeral. The quartet perfomed a complete Beethoven cycle in Vienna in 1909.


  • Beethoven: Violin Concerto, Op 61 (Universal, 1902).
  • Linpinski: Military Concerto, Op 21 (Universal, 1901).



Title Composer Work Publisher Publication No. Date
Militär-Concert Lipinski, Carl Violin Concerto ('Military') Universal 274 1901 View
Violin concert Beethoven, Ludwig van Violin Concerto Universal UE310 1902 View