Muller-Hartung, Karl Ernst Wilhelm
Teacher and musical writer; born at Suiza. He attended the Gymnasium at Nordhausen and studied theology at Jena, then began to study with Kuhmstedt at Eisenach, and succeeded him as musical director and teacher at the Seminary in 1859, becoming professor in 1864. From 1857 to 1859 he conducted opera at Dresden. In 1865 he became director of church-music at Weimar, and in 1869 Opera chapelmaster. In 1872 he founded and directed the Grand Ducal Orchester - Und - Musikschule. He resigned his other positions in 1889. He wrote a system of music theory, of which Vol. I appeared in 1879; organ sonatas and church-music; and part-songs for male chorus.