Leopold Kozeluh

On 26 June 1747 the Czech composer, pianist, publisher and teacher Leopold Kozeluh was born in Velvary. Following lessons with Dussek and success in theatre music, Kozeluh moved to Vienna and started his own publishing business. Following the death of Mozart, Kozeluh was appointed Kammer Kapellmeister and Hofmusik Compositor, and these positions occupied him until his death on 17 May 1818.