Josef Starzer (Composer)
Born: 5th January 1787, Vienna, Austria
Died: 22nd April 1787, Vienna, Austria
Joseph Johann Michael Starzer was an Austrian composer and violinist of the pre-classical period. He was active in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Vienna.
Starzer contributed to the formation of the Vienna Tonkünstler-Societät in 1771. With Georg Christoph Wagenseil and Matthias Georg Monn he was a precursor of the First Viennese School.