A minor Austrian composer, Anton Diabelli (1781-1858) also taught music. He became a music publisher, establishing his reputation through his relationship with Schubert. Beethoven either honored or lampooned him by taking the theme from a waltz as the basis of his thirty-three Diabelli Variations.
Related categories 2
Wikipedia article with biography, including special emphasis on the Variations and internal references to related people and topics.
Entry at the Lied and Art Songs Text Page with list of vocal works linked to lyrics.
Find A Grave biographical sketch with portrait and photographs of his tombstone plus interactive memorial.
Classical Archives: Anton Diabelli
Biography and music files offered in MIDI format.
Diabelli, Anton (1781 - 1858), Austria
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays.
Last update:June 16, 2015 at 18:30:41 UTC