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us: Nissen, Georg Nikolaus von, 1761-1826


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    • us: Von Nissen, Georg Nikolaus, 1761-1826
    • us: Nissen, G.-N. de, 1761-1826
    • us: De Nissen, G.-N., 1761-1826
    • us: Nissen, Nikolaus von, 1761-1826
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1761-01-22
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1826-03-24
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Haderslev (Denmark)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Salzburg (Austria)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Copenhagen (Denmark)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Vienna (Austria)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Dannebrugsordenen (Denmark)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        dan
    • Associated Language

        ger
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Diplomacy
          (lcsh) Composers--Biography
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Diplomats
              (lcsh) Biographers
                (lcsh) Musicologists
            • Sources

              • found: nuc88-19075: His Biographie W.A. Mozarts, 1984 (hdg. on FMU rept.: Nissen, Georg Nikolaus von, 1761-1826; usage: Georg Nikolaus von Nissen)
              • found: OCLC data base, 1/23/92 (hdg.: Nissen, Georg Nicolaus von, 1761-1826; usage: Georg Nikolaus von Nissen; Georg Nikolaus Nissen; G.-N. de Nissen)
              • found: NUC pre-56 (hdg.: Nissen, Georg Nicolaus von, 1761-1826)
              • found: New Grove (Nissen, Georg Nikolaus; b. Haderslev, 1/22/1761; d. Salzburg, 3/24/1826; Danish diplomat and music historian)
              • found: Sjøqvist, V. Twice perfectly happy, 1991: p. 37 (Georg Nikolaus Nissen)
              • found: Schurig, Arthur. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1913: title page ("auf Grund der vornehmlich durch Nikolaus von Nissen gesammelten biographischen Quellen und der Ergebnisse der neuesten Forschung dargestellt von Dr. Arthur Schurig")
              • found: Danish Wikipedia, Jan. 20, 2016 (Georg Nicolaus Nissen, born 22 January 1761 in Haderslev, died 24 March 1826 in Salzburg; Danish diplomat, married to Mozart's widow Constanze Mozart; studied in Copenhagen and published a few poems; entered foreign service in 1790, was stationed in Regensburg and Vienna; styled "von Nissen" from 1800; from approximately 1798, lived with Constanze Mozart in Vienna, but they only married on 26 June 1809 in Bratislava (having fled Vienna to escape Napoleon's troops); the couple moved to Copenhagen in 1810, where Nissen worked as a newspaper censor, and to Salzburg in 1824, where Nissen began the first major biography of Mozart on the basis of the Mozart family correspondence; the work was unfinished at his death, and was completed by others; his epitaph reads : "Georg Nicolaus von Nissen, Königl. Dänischer wirklicher Etats-Rath. Ritter des Dannebrog Ordens. Gatte der Wittwe Mozart")
              • found: Wikipedia, Jan. 20, 2016 (Georg Nikolaus von Nissen (sometimes Nicolaus or Nicolai; January 22, 1761-March 24, 1826); Danish diplomat and music historian)
            • Change Notes

              • 1988-02-18: new
              • 2016-01-21: revised
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