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Elßler, Johann Florian#

b. Eisenstadt (Burgenland), May 3, 1769, d. Vienna, Jan. 12, 1843, son of Joseph Elssler the Elder, brother of Joseph Elssler the Younger, father of Johann Elssler the Younger (later choir master at the Berlin Opera), Theresia Elssler and Fanny Elssler. Factotum and personal copyist of J. Haydn from 1787 until Haydn's death in 1809, after which E. worked as a copyist in Vienna. E.'s numerous writings on Haydn are an important original source for Haydn research.

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