(b Nuremberg, 1802; d Cannstadt, Stuttgart, 1869).
Ger. violinist and composer. Member of orch. at Theater an der Wien, then leader of Munich court orch. 1820–6. Cond. royal orch., Stuttgart, 1826–49. London début 1840 in his 5th conc. Settled in Eng. 1849–66 as soloist and teacher. Prof. of comp., RAM 1861–6. Wrote 6 vn. concs.; 8 str. qts.; sym.; oratorio; vc. conc.; vn. solos, etc.