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Music manuscripts of Robert H. Just, German-American composer, violinist, and educator. Weidig was born in Berlin in 1875 and emigrated with his family to Chicago in 1885, where he studied violin at the Chicago Musical College. He taught at the Quincy (Ill.) Music Conservatory, The Chicago Conservatory, and the Metropolitan Conservatory in Chicago, as well as in Memphis Tennessee, and Wichita Kansas. Among his solo instrument, chamber, symphonic, and vocal works is a series of "Nine Songs of Sappho," set to the poetry of John Myers O'Hara.