Vesque von Püttlingen, Johann

COMPOSER, SINGER, LAWYER, DIPLOMAT (AUSTRIA)
BORN 23 Jul 1803, Oppeln (now: Opole, Poland): Lubomirski Palace - DIED 30 Oct 1883, Wien
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Penzinger Friedhof, Einwanggasse 55

Johann Vesque von Püttlingen was best known as a composer of operas. He studied composition with Eduard Lannoy. Among his nine operas were "Turandot" (1838) and "Liebeszauber" (1845). His home was a meeting point for musical Vienna.

With his book "Das musikalische Autorenrecht" (1864) he laid the foundations of copyright law for music in Austria. In 1866 he was ennobled.

Sources
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Vesque_von_P%C3%BCttlingen
Vesque von Püttlingen, Johann Pseudonym: J. Hoven
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Images

The grave of Johann Vesque von Püttlingen at the Penzinger Friedhof, Vienna.
Picture by Androom (25 Aug 2016)

 


Vestris, Auguste Marie Jean Augustin

Published: 11 Jun 2017
Last update: 11 Jun 2017