Schelling, Ernest Henry
- Mary Louise Boehm
Schelling, Ernest Henry (26 July 1876–08 December 1939), pianist, composer, and conductor, was born in Belvidere, New Jersey, the son of Felix Emmanuel Schelling, a physician and musician from St. Gall, Switzerland, and the English-born Rose White Wilkes of Philadelphia. Schelling’s early musical studies were under the strict training of his gifted father. Ernest’s public debut at age four at the Philadelphia Academy of Music was hailed by a review in the ...