Franz von Suppe (Composer)
Born: 18th April 1829, Split, Croatia
Died: 21st May 1895, Vienna, Austria
Franz von Suppé (né Francesco Ezechiele Ermenegildo Suppe) was an Austrian composer of light operas and other theatre music. He came from the Kingdom of Dalmatia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (now part of Croatia). A composer and conductor of the Romantic period, he is notable for his four dozen operettas.