Name Details

Name: Vaclav Hugo Zavertal
Dates: 1821-1899
Notes: Venceslao or Wenceslas Hugo Zavertal, Zaverthal or Zavrtal.
Composer.
Kapellmeister, 18th Bohemian Regiment of Infantry, 1845-1847; Oguliner (Croatian) regiment, 1849-1850; 54th Austrian Regiment of Infantry, 1850- ; 49th Austrian Regiment of Infantry.
Musical Director, Teatro del Liceo, Barcelona, 1847-1848.
Professor, Barcelona Conservatory, 1847-1848; Istituto Pubblico Musicale, Fiumi, 1855- .
Maestro di Capella, 4th Italian Regiment of Grenadiers, 1859-1866.
Director, Istituto Musicale, Treviso, 1867-1870; Modena, 1870-1873.
Conductor, Pollokshields Musical Association, Glasgow, 1874.
Lived at Helensburgh, 1875-1895; Leitmeritz, 1895-1899.
Born Polep, Leitmeritz, 31 Aug. 1821.
Married Carlotta Maironi (1826-1873), Dec. 1847.
Died Leitmeritz, 8 Sep. 1899.
[See: H.G. Farmer and Herbert Smith, 'Venceslao Hugo Zavertal' in their New Mozartiana: the Mozart relics in the Zavertal Collection at the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1935), pp 137-142 and plate 10]
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