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Lindpaintner, Peter Joseph von

Lindpaintner, Peter Joseph von, German conductor and composer; b. Koblenz, Dec. 9, 1791; d. Nonnenhorn, Lake Constance, Aug. 21, 1856. He studied violin and piano in Augsburg and theory in Munich with Winter and Joseph Gratz. In 1812 he became music director of the Isarthor Theater in Munich. From 1819 until his death he was conductor of the Court Orch. at Stuttgart, where his ability made the orch. famous.


dramatic: 28 operas, including Der Bergkönig (Stuttgart, Jan. 30, 1825), Der Vampyr (Stuttgart, Nov. 21,1828), Die Genueserin (Vienna, Feb. 8,1839), and Lichtenstein (Stuttgart, Aug. 26,1846); three ballets (Joko, etc.); five melodramas; five oratorios. other: Syms.; overture to Faust; incidental music to Lied von der Glocke; six masses; Stabat Mater; songs.


R. Hansler, P. L. als Opernkomponist (diss., Univ. of Munich, 1928).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

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