Holzbauer, Ignaz (opera) (Jakob )
- Paul Corneilson
(b Vienna, Sept 17, 1711; d Mannheim, April 7, 1783). Austrian composer. An autobiographical sketch, written in 1782 and first published in 1783, provides basic information about his life. He studied singing, keyboard instruments, the violin and the cello with students in the choir at St Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna. Later, he taught himself counterpoint by studying Fux’s ...