Gabriel von Wayditch

Male, Deceased Person

1888 – 1969

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Who was Gabriel von Wayditch?

Gabriel von Wayditch was a Hungarian-American composer whose output consisted primarily of 14 grand operas. The son of Dr. Aloysious von Wayditch von Verbovac, a nobleman and inventor who had taught physics at the University of Pécs, and Helena von Dönhoff, a Prussian baroness, Gabriel was born in Budapest. He studied piano, conducting, and composition at the National Hungarian Academy of Music where his teachers included Franz Liszt's pupil Emil von Sauer and Hans von Koessler, who was also the teacher of composers Béla Bartók, Zoltán Kodály, Ernő Dohnányi, and Emmerich Kálmán.

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Born
1888
Died
1969

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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