Teyber family [Deiber, Taiber, Taube, Tauber, Täuber, Tayber, Teiber, Teuber]
- Peter Branscombe
[Deiber, Taiber, Taube, Tauber, Täuber, Tayber, Teiber, Teuber]
Austrian family of musicians.
(b Weinzettel, c 1711; d Vienna, Sept 6, 1785). Violinist and, from 1757, court musician in Vienna. He became a violinist in the Empress Elisabeth Christine’s Kapelle on 1 March 1741 and on 13 June married Therese Riedel in Vienna (F.I.A. Tůma and Giuseppe Bonno were witnesses at the wedding); four of their children attained distinction as musicians. He and his family were on friendly terms with the Mozart family by 1773, as Leopold’s letters to his wife in August that year indicate. Apart from the four most important members of the family (their dates and even their names are subject to considerable variation in musical literature), another son, Friedrich (b Vienna, bap. 13 June 1748; d Vienna, 8 Jan 1829), was a talented amateur violinist who became a senior civil servant and was ennobled, and another daughter Barbara (b Vienna, ?...