Weber, Karl Heinrich



Identified with musical work in Russia; born at Frankenberg, where his father was town musician. From 1846 to 1849 he studied at Leipsic Conservatory, and in 1866 he went to Moscow as assistant teacher at the Conservatory, a position which he filled until 1870. Since 1877 he has been director of the Imperial Russian Musical Society at Saratow. He is the author of a piano method in Russian and the work entitled Short Sketch of the Present State of Musical Culture in Russia, also in that language.