Koželuh, Leopold

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Koželuh, Leopold [ Jan Antonin Kozeluch] (b Velvary, 1747; d Vienna, 1818). Cz. composer and teacher. Instructor to Viennese aristocracy. Refused to succeed Mozart at Salzburg 1781, but succeeded him as court composer in Prague 1792. Wrote operas, ballets, oratorio, 28 syms., 22 pf. concs., about 80 pf. trios, and 50 pf. sonatas. Arr. Scottish, Irish, and Welsh folk songs for George Thomson of Edinburgh.