Antonio, 1750, 1825, ital. Komponist; Hofkomponist u. -kapellmeister in Wien, Lehrer u. a. von Beethoven u. Schubert.
(1750-1825) Italian composer. He taught Beethoven, Schubert, and Liszt, and was the musical rival of Mozart, whom it has been suggested, without proof, that he poisoned, at the emperor's court in Vienna, where he held the position of court composer.