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Josef Myslivecek
Birth: Mar. 9, 1737
Death: Feb. 4, 1781

Composer. An important figure of the Classical era, he was born in Prague but lived in Italy most of his life. He composed 85 symphonies and 26 operas, and is credited with inventing the string quintet. In 1770 Myslivecek met 14 year-old Wolfgang Mozart and had a profound influence on his melodic style; Mozart adored not only Myslivecek's music but the man as well, telling his father, "He exudes fire, spirit and life". Unluckily for Myslivecek, his fun-loving personality led to his contracting syphilis. He lost half his nose to the disease, and the rest was removed in a barbaric operation from which he never recovered. He died impoverished in Rome. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
 
Burial:
Basilica di San Lorenzo in Lucina
Rome
Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale
Lazio, Italy
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bobb Edwards
Record added: Oct 12, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9589729
Josef Myslivecek
Added by: Bobb Edwards
 
Josef Myslivecek
Added by: Michel SCHREIBER
 
Josef Myslivecek
Added by: Michel SCHREIBER
 
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- sjm
 Added: Feb. 4, 2017

- Janis•E
 Added: Feb. 4, 2017
Glory to God in the highest and peace to his people on earth. Pray for us Josef.
- Linda
 Added: Apr. 4, 2015
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