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

Josef Sonnleithner

Josef Sonnleithner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 14, 2017
1. Josef Sonnleithner Marker
In dem bis 1874
an dieser Stelle gestandenen
Arkadenhaus lebte und starb


(1766 - 1835),

der 1812 die Gesellschaft
der Musikfreunde in Wien
gegründet hat.

Gewidmet von der
Österreichischen Beamtenversicherung

[English translation:]
At this location until 1874 stood the house in which Josef Sonnleithner (1766-1835), who in 1812 founded the Society of Friends of Music in Vienna, lived and died.

Dedicated by the Austrian Official's Insurance.
Erected by Österreichischen Beamtenversicherung.
Location. 48° 12.517′ N, 16° 22.178′ E. Marker is in Vienna, Wien, in Innenstadt. Marker is at the intersection of Bräunerstrasse and Graben, on the left when traveling north on Bräunerstrasse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Bräunerstrasse 2, Vienna, Wien 1010, Austria.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Peter Altenberg (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Adolf Frankl (about 90 meters away); Dietrich von Hildebrand (about 90
Josef Sonnleithner Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 14, 2017
2. Josef Sonnleithner Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here on the corner of the building.
meters away); Father Wilhelm Janauschek (about 120 meters away); Conradin Kreutzer (about 120 meters away); Franz Grillparzer (about 150 meters away); Moritz Perles (about 150 meters away); Mozart Lived Here (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
Also see . . .  Joseph Sonnleithner (Wikipedia). "Joseph Ferdinand Sonnleithner (3 March 1766 – 25 December 1835) was an Austrian librettist, theater director archivist and lawyer. He was the son of Christoph Sonnleithner, brother of Ignaz von Sonnleithner and uncle of Franz Grillparzer and Leopold von Sonnleithner. He was a personal friend and attorney of Ludwig van Beethoven, and he wrote numerous librettos, among them, Beethoven's stage opera Fidelio, Faniska by Luigi Cherubini and Agnes Sorel by Adalbert Gyrowetz." (Submitted on July 5, 2017.) 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
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