Trube, Adolph, German organist, pianist, choral conductor, teacher, and composer; b. Waldenburg, Jan. 16,1815; d. Glauchau, March 17,1857. He was the son of the German organist and teacher Johann Adolph Trube (b. Grosserkmannsdorf, 1789; d. Waldenburg, Feb. 8, 1839). He studied with Fincke at the Plauen seminary, where he then was Präzeptor and organist. After teaching in Schneeberg, he settled in Glauchau as Kantor, music director, and singing teacher in 1840.He later was active as a pianist, choral conductor, and concert organizer. His output includes instrumental pieces, sacred music, men’s choruses, and songs.
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