Stamitz, Anton (Johann)

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Stamitz, Anton (Johann) [ Jan Antonín Stamic] (b Německý Brod, 1750; d ?Paris, after 1789). Member of Cz. family of musicians who settled in Ger. and adopted Ger. form of surname. Son of Johann Wenzel Stamitz. Went with brother Karl to Paris in 1770 and settled there as comp., violinist, and viola player. Wrote 12 syms., various concs., str. qts., etc.