Nagiller, Matthaus

1815-1874

 

Born at Minister, Tyrol; received his first musical instruction at Schwaz, from the Choirmaster Pichler, and continued his studies under Martin Goller at Innsbruck and then at the Vienna Conservatory under Preyer. In 1842 he went to Paris. In 1846 he introduced some of his own compositions in Cologne, Munich and Berlin. In 1865 he went to Botzen as director of music of that city, and the next year to Innsbruck, where he became conductor of the Musikverein. His works include masses; offertories; choruses; and songs. Nagiller died at Innsbruck.