Antonio Casimir Cartellieri was a Bohemian composer, violinist and conductor. He was born to a Latvian mother and Italian father on 27 September 1772 in Danzig. His parents, both of whom were opera singers, educated Antonio in music at an early age. He was further educated by Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Ignaz von Seyfried and Antonio Salieri. Antonio died in Liebshausen, Bohemia on 2 September 1807.