Alscher, Josef 18??-18?? Germany Brandenburg, Wiese - ?, ?
double bassist, military bandmaster, 1825-1831 studied double bass at Prague Conservatory, distinguished virtuoso on the double bass, c1830 considered
as the rival of Dragonetti and Muller, 1830-1837 active in Italy, then returned to Germany and gave concerts in Prague and Leipzig, he settled in
Prague where he became a military bandmaster, 1848-1849 Prague was on the side of the Austrian Empire during the uprising of revolutionary austrians
and hungarians against the government in Vienna
 Elegie an den tod des Grafen Latour. Trauermarsch
Grafen Latour (1780-1848) Minister of War of the Austrian Empire, was murdered by revolutionary austrians, Vienna 8oct1848
pub Johann Hoffmann, Prague ?1848