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Elßler, Joseph der Ältere#

b. Idzików, Poland (then Kieslingswalde), d. Eisenstadt (Burgenland), Oct. 26, 1782, musician and copyist; father of Joseph Elssler the Younger and Johann Elssler. From about 1760, E. wrote for J. Haydn (important for the preservation of Haydn's earlier works.).