Proksch [Prokš], Joseph [Josef ]
- John Tyrrell
( b Reichenberg [now Liberec], Aug 4, 1794; d Prague, Dec 20, 1864). Bohemian teacher . Blind from the age of 13, he studied at the Prague Institute for the Blind (1809–16) with Wenzel Franz Kozeluch (piano) and Václav Farník (clarinet) and, after touring the Austrian Empire, returned to teach in Reichenberg; he also studied briefly in Berlin (...