Vesque von PŁttlingen, 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 PŁttlingen 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.

Images

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

 

Sources
Opera Composers: V
Vesque von Püttlingen, Johann Pseudonym: J. Hoven
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Johann Vesque von P√ľttlingen - Wikipedia


Vestris, Auguste Marie Jean Augustin

Published: 11 Jun 2017
Last update: 11 Jun 2017