Lubeck, Johann Heinrich


Conductor and violinist; born at Alpen, in Holland, where he was highly esteemed as a musician. He was in the war of liberation as a Prussian military musician, after which he studied theory in Potsdam. He played in the theatre orchestras at Riga and Stettin. In 1823 he returned to his native country where his concerts made him well known. In 1827 he became the head of the Conservatory at The Hague, and two years later was made Court chapelmaster. His important composition is his psalm, for solos, chorus and orchestra, produced at The Hague Musical Festival in 1863.