Moravian musician who was widely regarded as "one of the most brilliant executants of his time" by critics.
He studied in Vienna, possibly under the tutelage of Austrian musician Johann Georg Albrechtsberger.
He gave piano lessons to the Prussian royal family.
He was born in Brno, the second-largest city in the Czech Republic and the largest Moravian city. It was also the historic capital of the Margraviate of Moravia.
He read proofs for Ludwig van Beethoven.