Bruch, Max mäks bro͞okh [key], 1838–1920, German composer. He conducted the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (1880–83) and taught at the Berlin Hochschule (1892–1910). His Violin Concerto in G Minor (1868) and his variations on the Kol Nidre (1881) for cello and orchestra are his best-known compositions. Bruch also wrote three symphonies.
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