Reuling, Ludwig Wilhelm



German composer and conductor; was born at Darmstadt; studied under Rinck first, then under Serfries and Forster at Vienna. He was in 1829 director of the orchestra in the Josephstadt Theatre, and the next year of the Karntnerthor Theatre in Vienna, a position he held until 1854, when he retired to devote himself entirely to composition. He died in Vienna His works include about thirty-seven operettas and operas, among which were Alfred der Grosse, and Die Feuerbrant; seventeen ballets; chamber-music; choruses; cantatas; pantomimes; and overtures.