Wranitzky, Anton (Antonì)

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Wranitzky, Anton (Antonì) [ Anton Vranický] (b Neureisch, now Nová Řiše, 1761; d Vienna, 1820). Moravian composer and violinist, brother of P. Wranitzky. Court cond. for Prince Lobkowitz in Vienna from 1797, becoming orch. dir. of court theatre 1807–20. Wrote 15 syms., 15 vn. concs., and much church and chamber mus.