Flechtenmacher, Alexandru (Adolf)
- Antigona Rădulescu
(b Iaşi, Dec 23, 1823; d Bucharest, Jan 28, 1898). Romanian composer, conductor, violinist, and teacher. He began the study of music very early, in his native town. Demonstrating excellent skills on the violin, he went to Vienna, where he specialized with Josepf Böhm and Joseph Mayeseder, and then to Paris. Upon his return to the country, he worked for many years as a violinist and conductor of various orchestral ensembles (the most important ones being the orchestras of the National Theatres in Iași and Bucharest. As a professor, he taught in various schools, culminating in teaching the violin at the Music and Dramatic Art Conservatory in Bucharest, which he ran as a main director from ...