Fahrbach, Philipp der Ältere#
Fahrbach, Philipp the Elder, b. Vienna, Aug. 25, 1815, d. Vienna, March 31, 1885, violinist and composer; brother of Anton Fahrbach, Friedrich Fahrbach and Joseph Fahrbach, father of Philipp Fahrbach the Younger. Had his own band from 1835. 1838-1856 director of music for the court balls, 1856-1865 military bandmaster.
Works#approx. 400 dances and marches, 2 operas, operettas. - Alt-Wiener Erinnerungen, ed. by M. Singer, 1935.