Christian Julius Weissenborn was a bassoonist, teacher and composer. Weissenborn was born in Friedrichs-Tanneck near Eisenberg, Thuringia. He was principal bassoonist of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra from 1857 – 1887. He taught at the Leipzig Conservatory beginning in 1882. Apart from a small canon of Romantic works, he is chiefly remembered for his pedagogical works, the Practical Bassoon School and the Bassoon Studies, Opus 8 (which includes the "Fifty Advanced Studies"), which are still in widespread use. He died, aged 51, in Leipzig.
|Capriccio, Op.14||Caprice||Solo Instrument and Piano|
|Bassoon Studies, Op.8||Etude||Bassoon|
|6 Pieces for 3 Bassoons, Op.4||Trio||Chamber group|