1784–1829

May 4, 1784, Weiß­en­fels, Ger­ma­ny.

Au­gust 16, 1829, Bar­men, Ger­ma­ny.

Carl was the son of Carl Lud­wig Trau­gott Glaes­er and Ma­rie Am­a­lie Zie­sche. He re­ceived his mu­sic­al train­ing first from his fa­ther (a com­pos­er and can­tor at the town church), then at St. Tho­mas’ School in near­by Leip­zig.

In 1813/14, Gläs­er served as a vol­un­teer in the Na­po­le­on­ic Wars. In 1815, he be­came mu­sic di­rect­or in Bar­men, where he al­so taught voice, pi­a­no, and vi­o­lin. He was well known for writ­ing and con­duct­ing chor­al mu­sic.

His works in­clude:

  1. Azmon