Heinrich Conrad Laubach
Thank you to Penny Powell for
also sending me a copy of an obituary for Heinrich Conrad Laubach, found
in a scrapbook kept by Franklin Laubach's wife, Isabella.
Here are some extracts from the
- Heinrich Conrad Laubach died, age 66
(in which year?)
- He had seen soldier life in the Baden
Revolution of 1848.
- He started the Rhenish Band.
- He arrived in Edinburgh in 1854.
- His band was engaged at the Zoological
- He later played at the theatre in
Shakespeare Square, Edinburgh.
- At the start of the Volunteer
movement, he was appointed Bandmaster to the Mid-Lothian Rifles and Royal
- He was then appointed bandmaster of
Q.E.V.R. corps and was present at the Royal Review in 1860. He held
this post until 1887.
- He taught for over 30 years at
Donaldson's John Watsons and the Orphan Hospitals, and for many years at
George Heriot's, George Watson's and Daniel Stewart's Hospitals.
Source: Obituary. Published where and when?
Heinrich Conrad Laubach died, in 1889. See Reply 1 below.