Wenzel Krumpholtz


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(b Budenice, nr. Zlonice, 1750; d Vienna, 1817).

Bohemian violinist, mandolin‐player, and composer, brother of Johann Baptist Krumpholtz. Violinist in Court opera orch., Vienna, from 1796. Friend and champion of Beethoven, who composed a mandolin sonata for him and the vocal trio Gesang der Mönche in his memory.

Subjects: Music.

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