Urspruch, Anton



Pianist and composer; born at Frankfort-on-the-Main. His instructors were Ignaz Lachner, Martin Wallen stein, Raff and Liszt. He taught piano for several years at Hoch's Conservatory at Frankfort and in 1887 became a professor at the Raff Conservatory. Among his compositions are a" piano sonata for four hands; a piano concerto; variations and a fugue on a theme of Bach's for two pianos; a symphony; a piano quartet; a trio; part-songs; and ah opera, Das Unmoglischste von Allem, given at Carlsruhe in 1897.