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 Simon Sechter

Simon Sechter

Birth
Cesky Krumlov, Okres Cesky Krumlov, Jihocesky (South Bohemia), Czech Republic
Death 10 Sep 1867 (aged 78)
Vienna, Wien Stadt, Vienna (Wien), Austria
Burial Vienna, Wien Stadt, Vienna (Wien), Austria
Plot Group 0, Row 1, Number 23
Memorial ID 4479 · View Source
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Composer, Music Pedagogue. Simon Sechter was appreciated by his contemporaries as a fugue improvisor and teacher of counterpoint. He composed mainly church music (masses and graduals), but also variations for string quartets and piano. Professor of harmony and composition at the Vienna Conservatory. After 1825 he was the first court organist. He was a teacher of music theory to Franz Schubert and Anton Bruckner.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 5 Feb 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4479
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Simon Sechter (11 Oct 1788–10 Sep 1867), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4479, citing Zentralfriedhof, Vienna, Wien Stadt, Vienna (Wien), Austria ; Maintained by Find A Grave .