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Anton Stamitz (Composer)

Born: 27th November 1750, Mannheim, Germany

<em>Died:</em> Paris, France

Nationality: German

Anton Thadäus Johann Nepomuk Stamitz was a German composer and violinist.

Anton was born during a family visit to Deutschbrod, and baptised there on 27 November 1750. He and his brother Carl received their first violin instruction from their father Johann. After their father's death in 1757 they were taken on as students by Christian Cannabich, who had been a student of their father's. Both were by this time already violinists in the Mannheimer Kapelle and participated in its development.

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