Teschner, Gustav Wilhelm



Singing teacher and writer on vocal music; born at Magdeburg. He was a pupil of Zelter and Klein in Berlin, and of Bianchi, Crescentini and Ronconi in Italy; later of Mieksch in Dresden. An exponent of Italian vocal methods, he settled in Berlin as a singing teacher. He has edited much early church-music, and published elementary vocal exercises and original solfeggi, as well as solfeggi by several Italian masters, eight books by Clari, ten books by Zingarelli, five by Crescentini, and six by Minoja.