“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Vienna in Innenstadt, Wien, Austria

Café Frauenhuber

Café Frauenhuber Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 14, 2017
1. Café Frauenhuber Marker
Inscription. 1788 gründete hier der Leibkoch der Kaiserin Maria Theresia, Franz Jahn ein Nobelrestaurant, eine sogenannte Traiteurie, wo berühmte Konzerte stattfanden.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart führte hier 1788 ein Pastorale von Händel, und Ludwig von Beethoven 1797 ein Quintell für vier Bläser und Pianoforte auf.

[English translation:]
In 1788, the personal chef of the Empress Maria Theresia, Franz Jahn, established a restaurant for the upper classes, a so-called Traiteurie (i.e. a restaurant where all dishes are cooked to order), where famous concerts took place.

In 1788 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart conducted a pastoral by Handel here, and in 1797 Ludwig von Beethoven lead a quintet for four wind instruments and fortepiano here, as well.
Location. 48° 12.344′ N, 16° 22.35′ E. Marker is in Vienna, Wien, in Innenstadt. Marker is at the intersection of Himmelpfortgasse and Rauhensteingasse, on the left when traveling west on Himmelpfortgasse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Himmelpfortgasse 6, Vienna, Wien 1010, Austria.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ferenc Rákóczi (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Mark Twain
Café Frauenhuber Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 14, 2017
2. Café Frauenhuber Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here to the left of the door.
(about 120 meters away); Gottlieb Muffat (about 150 meters away); Egon Cäsar Conte Corti (about 150 meters away); Leopold Auenbrugger (about 150 meters away); Greta Keller (about 180 meters away); Franz Grillparzer (about 210 meters away); The Austrian Branch of the Teutonic Order (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
Also see . . .  Chronicle - Café-Restaurant Frauenhuber. The restaurant provides an extended history of the location, from the former bathhouse that stood there to the restaurant of today. (Submitted on July 4, 2017.) 
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