Alois Senefelder

1771 (Prague) – 1834 (Munich)

Weber’s father knew Senefelder from the Bavarian Court Theatre. Father and son learned lithography from him — the 14-year-old Weber actually being apprenticed to him so he could one day publish his own music, and becoming very proficient at the technique, before his father had a falling-out with Senefelder.

Alois Senefelder knew…