Johann Nepomuk Fuchs (composer)

Johann Nepomuk Fuchs ( born May 5, 1842 in Frauenthal, Styria, † October 15, 1899 in Bad Voeslau, Lower Austria ) was an Austrian composer and conductor.

Johann Nepomuk Fuchs, brother of the composer Robert Fuchs, had worked as a conductor in Bratislava, Brno, Cologne, Hamburg and Leipzig, and in 1880 Kapellmeister at the Vienna Court Opera (1894 Vizehofkapellmeister ). In 1888 he came to the Conservatory of the Society of Friends of Music in Vienna, where he also taught Alexander von Zemlinsky, among others. 1893 Fuchs was appointed director of the Conservatory. He composed operas and incidental music and edited operas of Christoph Willibald Gluck, Handel and Franz Schubert. Also as a consultant for the complete edition of Schubert Breitkopf & Härtel he worked.