Franz Antonio Rossler-Rosetti

Franz Antonio Rossler-Rosetti
1750 - 30.06.1792


was a German composer, he served around 1770 at the court of the Russian Count Orlow. He adopted the Italian name Antonio Rosetti when he moved to Germany in 1773, to work as double bassist and eventually composer in the highly musical court of Kraft Ernst, Prince of Öttingen-Wallerstein. In 1781 Rosetti travelled to Paris. He himself died a year later, at 42, leaving wife and 3 daughters.  

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