Ludwig von Koechel was born January 14, 1800 in Stein (actually a part of Krems
an der Donau / Krems-Danube). He studied jurisprudence in Vienna. He worked as
prince' educator from 1827 to 1842 and 1842 he was dubbed a knight (Ritter von
He was teacher in Salzburg from 1850 to 1852, then returned to Vienna. He died on June 3, 1877 in Vienna.