Lebrun, Ludwig August



Famous virtuoso on the oboe; born in Mannheim. He became, in 1767 a member of the Electoral Orchestra in Munich, but obtained generous leaves of absence for concert tours, playing in Germany, Italy, France and England. He was especially well received in London and Paris. Among his compositions are seven concertos for oboe with orchestra; twelve trios for oboe, violin and violoncello; and duos for flute. He died in Berlin.