Franz W. Abt (1819–1882)

December 22, 1819, Eilenburg, Germany.

March 31, 1885, Wiesbaden, Germany.

Südfriedhof, Wiesbaden, Germany.


Abt attended the Thomasschule and the University of Leipzig. He conducted in Zurich, Switzerland, and in Brunswick. In 1872, he traveled to America for a successful performing tour. He wrote over 3,000 works during his life.

  1. Abt
  2. Light of Bethlehem, The
  3. My Petition
  4. Willingham