Zschiesche, August



Born in Berlin in 1800; when nine years old he sang soprano roles in the Berlin Theatre Chorus; later as tenor and finally developed an excellent bass voice. He sang small parts in Pesth and then at Temeswar; in 1826 he was again in Berlin at the Konigstadt Theatre and then at the Court Opera and at the Singakademie as basso serioso; in 1861 he retired on a pension and died in Berlin.