Ignaz of Seyfried

Ignaz knight of Seyfried, (* 15. August 1776 Vienna; † 27. August 1841 ebenda) was a Austrian conductor and one of the most successful stages composers early 19. Century in Vienna.

Karl Ignaz Seyfried, Lithographie von Joseph Kriehuber  1829
Karl Ignaz Seyfried, lithography of Joseph Kriehuber 1829

Seyfried was pupil of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann George Albrechtsberger and Leopold Anton Kozeluch. In addition it was friendly and directed with Ludwig van Beethoven the premiere of its opera Fidelio.


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