Lincke, Joseph, Silesian cellist and composer; b. Trachenberg, June 8,1783; d. Vienna, March 26,1837. He studied violin with his father and cello with Oswald. He settled in Vienna, where he was cellist in Schuppan-zigh’s quartet (1808–16). After serving as chamber musician to Countess Erdõdy in Pancovecz, near Zagreb (1816–18), he returned to Vienna as first cellist of the orch. at the Theater an der Wien. He composed concertos, variations, Capriccios, etc.
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