Kauer, Ferdinand (opera)
- Peter Branscombe
(b Klein-Thaya [Tayax; now Dyákovice], nr Znaim [now Znojmo], Jan 18, 1751; d Vienna, April 13, 1831). Austrian composer and conductor . The son of a schoolmaster, he was educated at Znaim; he then moved to the Jesuit seminary at Tyrnau (now Trnava), Hungary, as organist, studying philosophy and medicine. When the university was transferred to Ofen, Kauer went to Vienna (...