Veit, Wenzcl Heinrich

1806-1864

 

Bohemian composer, self-taught; born at Repnic. He became a skilled musician and for a number of years was chairman of the School of Organists. He was made president of the District Court in Leitmeritz, which position he held until his death. His compositions are excellent and include six quartets, five quintets, a trio, a symphony, overture, a festival cantata, male choruses in Bohemian and German, and many songs.