2nd February 1805
3rd June 1877
Georg Wichtl was a bavarian violinist and composer; born in Trostberg. He studied violin in Munich, where he played in the Isarthor Theatre. Later he was first violinist in the Court band of the Prince of Hohenzollern-Hechingen of Silesia; then Royal music-director of the court, and in 1863 retired and lived the rest of his life in Breslau and Bunzlau. His compositions comprise an opera, instructive pieces for violin, violin concertos, symphonies and overtures, a mass, an oratorio, songs, etc.