Zavertal, Wenceslas Hugo


Brother of Josef Rudolf Zavertal; born at Polep in 1821. A clarinettist, he became a bandmaster of several Austrian regiments and saw much service during the Franco-Italian War. He left the service in 1866 and in 1874 went to England. He settled in Helensburgh, near Glasgow, where he has devoted his time to teaching and composition. The date of his death is not known.