Míca, Františele Adam

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Míča, Františele Adam

Míča, Františele Adam, Moravian composer, nephew of Frantisele Antonín (Vaclav) Mica ; b. Jarom-rice nad Rokytnou, Jan. 11, 1746; d. Lemberg, March 19, 1811. He studied law in Vienna, where he was active in government service. As a composer, he won the esteem of Emperor Joseph II and Mozart. His works include the Singspiel Adrast und Isidore, oder Die Nachtmusik (Vienna, April 26, 1781), over 25 syms., 4 violin concertos, a Harpsichord Concerto, and many string quartets and other chamber music pieces.

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