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Name  Anton Strohmayer

Anton Strohmayer

Anton Strohmayer, (25 January 1848 – 20 December 1937), was born in Vienna and was a member of the Schrammel-Quartett. His father was Alois Strohmayer, an Austrian composer.

He studied the guitar with his father Alois Strohmayer (1822-1890). As a boy, he already had similar ability to brothers Johann and Josef Schrammel, two renowned Austrian guitarists who were taken in by his father to play the guitars in restaurants across the city. The first time he had played was at the "Green Huntsman" played in the Prater. Strohmayer was an accomplished guitarist and also played the violin.

His honorary grave is located on the Dornbacher cemetery in Vienna.

Literature

  • "Strohmayer Anton". In: Österreichisches Biographisches Lexikon 1815–1950 (ÖBL). Vol. 13, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna 1957–2005, p. 421 f. (Direct links to "p. 421", "p. 422")
  • Margarethe Egger: Die „Schrammeln“ in ihrer Zeit. Österreichischer Bundesverlag, Wien 1989, ISBN 3-215-07219-X.
  • References

    Anton Strohmayer Wikipedia


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