R. H. Legge
revised by John Rosselli
Rosa, Carl August Nicholas [formerly Karl August Nikolaus Rose] (1842–1889), opera manager, was born at Hamburg on 22 March 1842, the son of Ludwig Rose, a businessman, and his wife Sophie, née Becker. He began to learn the violin and made a public début at eight years of age. From 1859 to 1863 he studied in the conservatories of ...