Prague Concert Life, 1850-1881

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Ignaz Xaver, Ritter von Seyfried

Seyfried, Ignaz Xaver, Ritter von (1776-1841). Austrian conductor, teacher, composer and writer. Studied law and then music, becoming the pupil of Haydn and Koželuch. From 1797-1801 conductor at Schikaneder’s Theatre in Vienna. Compositions include many works for the stage includings operas, operettas and incidental music. Also church music and secular songs and choruses.