SUPPÉ, Franz von
b Spalato (Split), 18 April 1819
d Vienna, 21 May 1895, aged seventy-six
He studied at the University of Padua, ant became conductor at the Josephstadt Theatre in Vienna. He wrote incidental music for plays at the Theater an der Wien and the theatre at Baden.
Suppé also composed: masses and other church music; secular choral works; songs; symphonies; overtures; dances; string quartets and about 250 stage works described variously as operas, farces with music, comedies with songs, vaudevilles, operettas, comic operas, etc.