Eybler, Joseph Leopold von#
Eybler, Joseph Leopold von, b. Schwechat (Lower Austria), Feb. 8, 1765, d. Vienna, July 24, 1846, composer, pupil of J. G. Albrechtsberger, friend of J. Haydn and W. A. Mozart (E. took part in completing the "Requiem"); in 1801 taught music to the Emperor's children; 1804 vice-director of the court orchestra, 1824-1833 director of the court orchestra (succeeded A. Salieri). was ennobled in 1835.
Works#operas, sacred music, instrumental music (esp. chamber music).
Literature#H. Hermann, Thematisches Verzeichnis der Werke von J. E., 1976 (thematic list of works).