Zur Nieden, Albrecht



Born in Emerich-on-Rhine in 1819; became a theological student at Bonn but later turned to the study of music. After a course with Schneider at Dessau he became a teacher, a conductor of choral works and a successful composer. He died in Duisburg in 1872. His compositions include a German March; The Blind King, for solo, chorus and orchestra; piano music for four hands, and a number of songs.