Franciszek Ksawery Matejko

Musician, Deceased Person

1793 – 1860

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Who was Franciszek Ksawery Matejko?

Franciszek Ksawery MatejkoPolish musician, father of Jan Matejko.

He was probably son of Bohemian farmer Józef Matejko and peasant woman Magdalena Knava, but other sources gave him other parents: organist Franciszek Józef Matieyka and Marianna Dolańska.

After his mother death he lived in Olomouc with his uncle canon Urbanek. He learned music in Hradec Králové. After that he went to Poland and he became a music teacher.

On 22 November 1826 he married Joanna Karolina Rossberg, daughter of nobleman Jan Piotr Rossberg and his wife Anna Marianna Tusz.

Franciszek and his wife had eleven children:

Franciszek Edward

Edmund Marcin

Zygmunt Hilary

Emilia Łucja

Alojzy Franciszek

Józef Eustachy

Karol Franciszek

Maria Waleria

Jan Alojzy

Kazimierz Wilhelm

Bolesław Wilhelm.

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Born
Jan 13, 1793
Roudnice
Also known as
  • František Xaver Matějka
Children
Nationality
  • Poland
Profession
Died
Oct 26, 1860
Kraków

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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