(23rd January 1828 in Andělská Hora near Bruntál – 27th May 1879 in Jeseník nad Odrou)
His proper name was Eduard Schön, a weaver´s son. He had come for his studies to Olomouc, where he studied first the gymnasium and then three years law at the Olomouc University. The last year of his law studies he completed in Vienna and in 1850 he acceded to office at the court procuration. During the revolution in 1848 he participated in the Vienna barricade fight. Since he was a boy, he spent his time with music, which he studied in Vienna. He composed chamber music, songs, quartets, piano sonnets, but also composition for an orchestra. He became especially famous with his witty musical playthings – polyphonies. More known compositions are "Bláznivá čtverylka", "Básníci na Almě" or the song "Klobouk na jezeře". In the spring in 1890 he decided to visit his birthplace, but on the way he made a stopover to his cousin the consistorial councillor Riedel in Jeseník nad Odrou, but here he all of a sudden died in the chaplaincy room in the parsonage. He was buried in Vienna.