- Frank Geissler
(b Wurzen, Saxony, Sept 16, 1921; d Bad Saarow, Jan 11, 1984). German composer. After playing in dance bands as a young man, he studied at Musikhochschulen in Leipzig (1948–50) and Berlin-Charlottenburg (1951–3). During 1950–51 he played the viola in the Gotha State SO. He went on to teach at Leipzig University, the Musikhochschule Carl Maria von Weber, Dresden (...