Oelsner, Friedrich Bruno



German violinist; born at Neudorf, in Saxony. Studied violin under Schrabieck and Hermann, and theory under Grill, at the Conservatory at Leipsic from 1877 to 1880. Became solo violin of the Court Orchestra at Darmstadt, and studied composition under De Haan. Since 1882 he has been violin-teacher in the Darmstadt Conservatory, and is chamber-musician to the Grand Duke. He has written two one-act operas, Vardhamana, in 1893, and der Brautgang, in 1894; a cantata for tenor and barytone, chorus and orchestra; a piano trio; and songs.