b. Iasi, Rumania 24.10.1863 (as Arnold Josef Rosenblum). d. Blackheath, London 25.8.1946.
Teacher: Carl Heissler (Vienna Conservatory)
Family: brother, Eduard (1855-1942), cellist - (like Arnold, he was Mahler's brother-in-law); wife, Justine Mahler; daughter, Alma.
Associates: Carl Reinecke, Hans Richter, Mahler, Richard Strauss, Weingartner, Furtwängler, Toscanini, Bruno Walter, Adrian Boult, Brahms, Reger, Goldmark, Korngold, Pfitzner, Schoenberg, Webern, Franz Schmidt, Adolf Busch, Myra Hess.
Professional appointments: Second Concertmaster, Vienna Court Opera (1881) First concertmaster, Vienna Opera and Philharmonic (1884-1938) Violin teacher at Vienna Conservatory/Academy of Music - 1893-1924 Concertmaster at Bayreuth Festival - 1888-1896
Rosé Quartet: founded 1882. Members: second violin - Julius Egghard, Albert Bachrich, Paul Fischer (joined before 1900); viola - Anton Loh, Hugo von Steiner, Anton Ruzicka (joined 1901), Max Handl (1930s); cello - Eduard Rosé, Reinhold Hummer, Freidrich Buxbaum (joined 1900), Anton Walter (1921). Later, in the 1930s, Buxbaum re-joined. Rosé also formed a quartet when in exile in England, with Buxbaum as cellist.
- Beethoven: Violin Sonatas (complete) (Universal, c. 1901).
- Bériot: Violin Concertos, Op 32, 70, 76, 99, and 107 (Universal, date unknown).
- Bériot: Duos for violin and piano, Op 7 and 79 (Breitkopf u. Härtel, date unknown).