Albert Franz Doppler

  • Born at the 16th of October 1821 in Lemberg, Poland
  • 1828-1831 lessons from his father, who played the oboe
  • At the age of 18 first flutist at the opera in Pest
  • 1856 tournee with his brother to Brussels and London.
  • 1858 first flutist and stand-in conductor at the Vienna opera ballet of the court, later on chief conductor.
  • Good friend of Schubert
  • Never chose the Boehm-flute
  • 1864-67 professor for flute at the Vienna conservatory
  • Composing operas, flute concertos and pieces for flute solo
  • Going on tour with his brother several times. Visiting all of Europe and celebrating big successes.
  • Death at the 27th of july 1883 in Baden near Vienna

 

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