Tauwitz, Eduard



Conductor and composer; born at Glatz, Silesia; was educated at Breslau, and in 1837 became chapelmaster at the theatre at Wilna, where he remained until 1840, then went to Riga in the same capacity. In 1843 he became chapelmaster at Breslau, and in 1846 at Prague. He received a pension in 1863, and after that directed the Sophien-Akademie of Prague and the German Mannergesangverein. He was a very indus, trious writer and is credited with over a thousand compositions, among them being the operas, Schmolke und Bakel, Bradamante, and Trilby; some church-music; many songs and partsongs.