1852 – Born on June 28th in Eppenberg-Wöschnau (Canton of Solothurn). A Swiss composer.
1870 – He became a part of Leipzig Conservatory.
1889 – He became the director in the Conservatory.
1894-1918 – Composed a total of five operas.
1921 – Died on Christmas Day, December 25th in Locano.