Furstenau, Kaspar


Born at Munster. He became a famous flute virtuoso, beginning his career in the orchestra of the Bishop of Munster and going to Oldenburg in 1794 to play first flute in the Court Orchestra. He later traveled extensively with his son, giving concerts in various parts of Europe. Furstenau published about sixty compositions, including concertos; fantasias and rondos, all for the flute.