Urban, Heinrich



Born in Berlin; celebrated as violinist and composer. He was a pupil of Hubert Ries, Ferdinand Laub, Richard Hellmann and others, and he also studied in Paris. He was a noted theorist and was a professor at Kullak's Academy from 1881 until his death. He composed a symphony, Frühling; three overtures, Scheherezade Overture zu einem Fastnachtsspiel, and overtures to Schiller's Fiesco, and much other music.