Viktor Ullmann

Viktor Ullmann

Opera Composer
Composer, pianist, conductor and music critic was born on the 1st of January in Teschen, now Cieszyn Poland, 1898. An Austrian of Jewish descent and the son of an army officer of the Austrian Imperial Army posted in Teschen, Viktor Josef Ullmann was baptised on the 27th January 1898 into the Catholic Church of St Mary Magdalene, Dominkan Square, Cieszyn. In 1909, the Ullmann family moved to Vienna, where Viktor Ullmann received his education and studying music theory with Dr. Josef Polnauer.

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