Ledwinka, Franz

COMPOSER, PIANIST, CELLIST (AUSTRIA)
BORN 27 May 1883, Wien - DIED 21 May 1972, Salzburg
GRAVE LOCATION Salzburg: Kommunalfriedhof, Gneiser Strasse 8 (Gruppe 6, Nummer 32 (Ehrengrab) )

Franz Ledwinka studied at the Music Academy in Vienna. He worked in Salzburg where he organised numerous musical events. From 1907 to 1949 he directed a piano class at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. His best known pupil there was Herbert von Karajan. He created over 200 compositions.

Related persons
• was teacher to Karajan, Herbert von

Sources
Ehrengrab Prof. Franz Ledwinka - Stadt Salzburg

Images

The grave of Franz Ledwinka at the Kommunalfriedhof, Salzburg.
Picture by Androom (29 Aug 2009)

 


Lee, Belinda

Published: 13 Feb 2015
Last update: 13 Feb 2015