Biography of Anton Diabelli (1781-1858)

05.09.1781
Born in Mattsee near Salzburg son to a couple of musicians
First lessons in singing, piano and orgue from the father
1788
Choirboy at the convent Michaelbrunn
1790
At the instigation of Michael Haydn he went to the grammar school in Salzburg
1796
Moves to Munich and goes there to school
1800
He joins a monastery but still composes
1803
Secularisation makes him concentrate completely on music
Gives lessons for piano and guitar in Vienna, respected by Joseph Haydn and befriended with Beethoven
1807
A stay of Giuliani in Vienna makes them exchange musical thoughts
1818
Music store and music edition with Cappi
1824
Controlling the business alone, assisting Joseph Haydn, Cherubini, Mozart and Schubert
1854
The edition is sold to Spina
08.04.1858
Dies in aberration due to dementia in Vienna, where he is also buried.

Sheet music for flute:

Serenade op. 99 (G-Dur)
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(flute, guitar)
Simrock Original Edition, Elite Edition 3069
Rating: difficult
  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Andante sostenuto con espressione
  3. Allegro
  4. Tempo di Menuetto - Moderato assai
  5. Marcia Allegro


Last edit 27.10.2012