Reissiger, Friedrich August



German conductor, bandmaster and composer; born at Belzig; brother of Karl Gottlieb. Was a pupil, first, of his father, then of Schicht and Weinlig at the St. Thomas School, Leipsic, later studying under Dehn in Berlin. From 1840 to 1850 he was conductor of the theatre in Christiania, and afterward became a military bandmaster and organist at Frederikshald, Norway, where he died. His compositions are in almost every form, but of little importance; his songs being the most numerous.