Can be found in the Wien address book (Adolf Lehmann's allgemeiner Wohnungsanzeiger für Wien) between 1901 and 1940. His profession is listed as violin teacher (Violinpädagoge) and conductor of the Hofburgtheater. The 1941 edition lists his widow Petronella Nowotny. Buried August, 28th 1940 at Ottakring cemetery. Should not be confused with other musicians of similar names such as Karel Novotný (1876–1927), e.g.