Tschirch, Rudolf



Brother of the preceding and a composer. Born at Lichtenau. Until 1854 he was chorusmaster in Kroll's Theatre in Berlin, and in 1860 he founded the Markische CentralSangerbund. Soon after he became Royal music-director, a position which he held until his death in Berlin. He wrote many pieces for wind-instruments, of which Die Hubertusjagd is yearly performed at the Royal Chase at Grunewald. Other pieces were the cantata, Sans-Souci; music to Eine Brautschau; Das Fest der Diana, and many other pieces.