Viktor Nessler (Viktor Ernst Nessler, Victor Nessler, Nesler, Victor) 28.01.1841-28.05.1890

Viktor (or Victor) Ernst Nessler was an Alsatian composer who worked mainly in Leipzig.

Nessler was born at Baldenheim near Sélestat, Alsace. At Strasbourg he began his university career with the study of theology, but he concluded it with the production of a light opera entitled Fleurette (1864). To complete his knowledge of music Nessler went to Leipzig to study with Moritz Hauptmann. In 1870, he was appointed chorus master and later conductor of the Caroltheater, Leipzig...

Further information found at Nessler's Wikipedia page.


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