Walter, Albert


German clarinet-player and composer of music for his instrument; flourished in the latter part of the Eighteenth and early Nineteenth Century. He was born at Coblentz; neither the date of his birth nor the time of his death is known. He studied the clarinet, went to Paris when quite young, became member of the orchestra of the Theatre Montansier, later was  in the Garde Cpnsulaire, in 1805 in the Garde Imperiale. He was the author of six quartets for clarinet and strings, concertante tor two clarinets, variations for clarinets and other work.