Ferdinand Büchner (1823 - 1906)
Ferdinand Büchner (b. December 13, 1823, in Bad Pyrmont, Germany; d. 1906 in Moscow) was a German flautist and composer.
Ferdinand Büchner began studying the flute at an early age with his father, who played a leading role in the musical life of Bad Pyrmont. He was later taught by the flutist Christian Heinemeyer. He traveled to London, where he had his first public engagement at the age of 13. In 1847 he received an engagement in Berlin, where he remained for three years. In 1850 he traveled to Russia, and was intensely involved in the musical life of St. Petersburg. In 1856 he was appoint ... (Read all)