A brother of Albert Franz Doppler. He appeared at Paris, London, Brussels and other cities with Albert in concert with much success. He was born in Lemberg, and had an interesting musical career. He was the musical director at the Landes Theatre, Pesth, and became most proficient as a flutist. From 1865 until 1898 he was the Court chapelmaster at Stuttgart, and also won considerable prominence as a composer. He wrote several pieces for the flute, also several Hungarian operas, including The Grenadier's Camp and The Son of the Desert.