(orig. Drosendorf; baptized 2 May 1729; d Munich, 19 Apr. 1773)
Austrian violinist and composer. A member of the Stuttgart court orchestra, he later became one of Noverre's closest collaborators, writing the music for the latter's Orfeo ed Euridice (1763), Der Sieg des Neptun (1763), and La Morte di Licomede (1764).