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Franz Krommer

(1759—1831)


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(b Kamenitz, Moravia, 1759; d Vienna, 1831).

Moravian composer and violinist. Served in various court mus. posts, until succeeding Koželuh as Vienna court Kapellmeister 1818, last to hold this post. Prolific composer of mus. for wind instrs., syms., masses, cl. conc., etc.

Subjects: Music.


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