Franz Von Oppersdorff

Franz Von Oppersdorff

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Count Franz von Oppersdorff (1778 - 1818) was a Silesian nobleman and a great lover of music, who commissioned Beethoven's Fourth and Fifth Symphonies. Opperdorff's family estate was in Oberglogau, Upper Silesia, where he maintained a private orchestra. The great Beethoven patron Prince Lichnowsky lived nearby, on his estates in Hradec nad Moravic near Opava. In the fall of 1806 - a tense year for Beethoven, marked in the spring by the withdrawal of his opera Leonore (the future Fidelio) after its obvious failure, and in the summer by his deteriorating relationship with his brother Karl, who had married in May and whose son, also called Karl, was born in September - Lichnowsky persuaded Beethoven to accompany him to Hradec nad Moravic for some rest and peace.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136668599
  • 9786136668598