Kandler, Franz Sales

1792-1831

 

Writer on musical history and an imperial military draughtsman; was born at Kloster-Neuberg, in Lower Austria. He was sent to Venice and Naples, in 1817, as an army interpreter, and while he was there he studied and wrote on Italian music and its history as an amusement. His princinal works are Cenni storicocritici alia vita ed ppere del ... G. Ad. Hasse, which appeared in Venice and Naples in 1820; and t)ber das Leben und die Werke des . . . Palestrina, published posthumously.