Fanny Krumpholtz Pittar

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Fanny Krumpholtz Pittar (born 1785, died 1815) was a Bohemian harpist and composer. She was the daughter of composer Johann Baptist Krumpholtz (1742–1790) and his wife Anne-Marie Krumpholtz. She married diamond merchant Isaac Pittar and also published as Mrs. Pittar. A manuscript book of her work was published in 1811 and is available in the British Library.[1][2]


Selected works include:

  • Harp compositions
  • Dedans mon petit Reduit?
  • A Military Divertimento


  1. ^ Jackson, Barbara Garvey (1994). Say can you deny me: a guide to surviving music by women from the 16th century (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). Retrieved 30 November 2010.
  2. ^ Sadie, Julie Anne; Samuel, Rhian (1994). The Norton/Grove dictionary of women composers (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). Retrieved 30 November 2010.