Franz Anton Hoffmeister


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(b Rothenburg, 1754; d Vienna, 1812).

Ger. composer and music publisher. Mus.‐dealer in Vienna 1784–98; founded Bureau de Musique, Leipzig, 1800, with Kühnel. Returned to Vienna 1805, becoming active as composer. Wrote many works for fl., cl., and str.; over 65 syms.; 9 operas; 12 pf. sonatas; songs; church mus., etc.

Subjects: Music.

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