Schubert, Franz



German violinist; the son and pupil of the Royal concertmaster, Franz Anton Schubert (1768-1824), and he was born at Dresden and studied with his father, with Rottmeier and L. Hasse, then, upon receiving the necessary funds from the King, he became a oupil of Lafonte in Paris. In 1823 he joined the Royal orchestra at Dresden, succeeded Lipinski as first concertmaster in 1861 and retired in 1873. He composed studies for violin; duo for piano and violin, fantasia for the latter instrument with orchestra, and other works.