Malzat family [Malzahn, Malzard, Maltzath, Maltzbach]
- Walter Senn
- , revised by T. Herman Keahey
[Malzahn, Malzard, Maltzath, Maltzbach]
Austrian family of musicians of Moravian origin .
( b Pirnitz [now Brtnice], 1723; d Vienna, Nov 25, 1760). Composer and violinist . He is believed to have gone to Vienna in 1745, possibly in the service of Count Haugwitz; in 1747 he was musicus primarius at the Dominikanerkirche and in 1757 musicus at the Stephansdom. He was probably the Malzat listed as a violinist in the Burgtheater orchestra. Works attributed to him include a partita ( D-KA , ed. J. Trojan, Prague, c 1981), a sinfonia ( A-Gd ) and a quartet, a flute concerto and three symphonies listed in the Breitkopf catalogues.
( b Vienna, April 21, 1749; d Innsbruck, May 13, 1787). Composer and choirmaster , son of (1) Josef Malzat. He attended the grammar school in Kremsmünster, where he was a chorister and possibly also a cellist (see Weiss). He was subsequently a teacher in the abbeys of Stams in the Tyrol (...