Wiseneder, Caroline



German composer; born at Brunswick, who did much for the blind of her country. In 1860 she founded the well-known Wiseneder Music School for the Blind in her native city, with which she was, most successful. It has been used as a model for a number of similar schools in Germany. She also invented a movable music chart for the blind which has been found very useful. She died in Brunswick and her memory has been honored by the city in the erection of her bust in marble in the vestibule of the Town Library. Among her publications are several instructive works, both for kindergarten and advanced pupils. After her death several melodramas, songs, and the opera La Dame de Paris, and Das Jubelfest, oder die drei Gefangenen, were published.