Václav Jindřich Veit (Wenzel Heinrich Veit, W. H. Veit) 19.01.1806-16.02.1864

Václav Jindřich Veit known in German as Wenzel Heinrich Veit (19 January 1806 in the village of Řepnice, now part of Libochovany, near Litoměřice - 16 February 1864, Litoměřice) Czech composer, copyist, pianist and lawyer.

To pay tuition at a law school in Prague, Veit gave music lessons. After earning his law degree and getting a position as a legal clerk, Veit continued to teach music and even started writing music. He wrote mostly chamber music, and later on in his life wrote more and more songs with texts in Czech, such as "Pozdravení pěvcovo"...

Further information at Veit's Wikipedia page and at Oxford Music Online.


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