Żywny, Wojciech [Adalbert] [Živný; Vojtěch, Zhyvny, Ziwny, Żiwny, Zwiny]
- Zofia Chechlińska
(b Bohemia, May 13, 1756; d Warsaw, Feb 21, 1842). Polish piano teacher and composer of Bohemian origin. He studied the violin, the piano, harmony and counterpoint with Jan Kuchař in Bohemia, where his earliest compositions were also written. After a probable stay in Stuttgart and Zweibrücken, he arrived in Poland some time during the reign of Stanisław August (...