Ludwig Alois Ferdinand Ritter von Köchel (IPA: [ˈkœçəl]) (January 14, 1800 – June 3, 1877) was a musicologist, writer, composer, botanist and publisher. Events 1129 - Formal approval of the Order of the Templar at the Council of Troyes. Year -of the Julian calendar. The Gregorian calendar was 11 days ahead of the Julian calendar until Friday, but 12 days ahead since Saturday. Events 350 - Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, proclaims himself Roman Emperor, entering Year 1877 ( MDCCCLXXVII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Musicology ( Greek: μουσική = "music" and λόγος = "word" or "reason" is the scholarly study of Music Botany, plant science(s, phytology, or plant biology is a branch of Biology and is the scientific study of plant Life He is best known for cataloguing the works of Mozart and originating the 'K-numbers' by which they are known (K for Köchel).
Born in the town of Stein, Lower Austria, he studied law in Vienna, and for fifteen years was tutor to the four sons of Archduke Charles of Austria. Lower Austria (Niederösterreich is one of the nine states or Bundesländer in Austria. Vienna ( in Wien; see also other names) is the Capital of Austria, and is also one of the nine States of Austria. Archduke Charles of Austria Duke of Teschen ( de: Erzherzog Karl von Österreich Herzog von Teschen, also known as Karl von Österreich-Teschen Köchel was rewarded with a knighthood and a generous financial settlement, permitting him to spend the rest of his life as a private scholar. Knight is the English term for a social position originating in the Middle Ages. Contemporary scientists were greatly impressed by his botanical researches in North Africa, the Iberian Peninsula, the United Kingdom, the North Cape, and Russia. Botany, plant science(s, phytology, or plant biology is a branch of Biology and is the scientific study of plant Life North Africa or Northern Africa is the Northernmost Region of the African Continent, separated by the Sahara from Sub-Saharan The Iberian Peninsula, or Iberia, is located in the extreme southwest of Europe, and includes modern day Spain, Portugal, Andorra The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Russia (Россия Rossiya) or the Russian Federation ( Rossiyskaya Federatsiya) is a transcontinental Country extending Additional to botany, he was interested in geology and mineralogy, but also loved music, and was a member of the Mozarteum Salzburg. Geology (from Greek γη gê, "earth" and λόγος Logos, "speech" lit Mineralogy is an Earth Science focused around the Chemistry, Crystal structure, and physical (including optical) properties of Minerals In Salzburg, the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, the University of Music and Dramatic Arts Mozarteum Salzburg honours the Austrian city's most famous son
In 1862 he published the Köchel catalogue, a chronological and thematic register of the works of Mozart. Year 1862 was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting on Monday This is a complete list of the works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, listed chronologically. This catalogue was the first on such a scale and with such a level of scholarship behind it; it has since undergone revisions. Mozart's works are often referred to by their K-numbers (c. f. opus number); for example, the "Jupiter" symphony, Symphony No. 41 K. Opus, from the Latin word opus meaning "work" is usually used in the sense of "a Work of art " Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart completed his Symphony No 41 in C major ( K 551.
Moreover, Köchel arranged Mozart's works into twenty-four categories, which were used by Breitkopf & Härtel when they published the first complete edition of Mozart's works from 1877 to 1910, a venture partly funded by Köchel. Breitkopf & Härtel is the world's oldest music publishing house The Alte Mozart-Ausgabe is a name given to Year 1877 ( MDCCCLXXVII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Year 1910 ( MCMX) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting
Ludwig Ritter von Köchel died at age 77 in Vienna.
Regarding personal names: Ritter is a title, translated approximately as Knight, not a first or middle name. Ritter is the second-lowest-ranking Title of Nobility in German-speaking areas just above an Edler, considered roughly equal to the title Knight is the English term for a social position originating in the Middle Ages. There is no equivalent female form.