(ca. 1703 [some say 1701]1759). Tenor singer; composer; b. Wahrenbrück, Ger.; educ. Kreuzschule, Dresden; Brunswick Opera tenor 1725: asst. conductor there 1726; entered service of Crown Prince Frederick of Prussia at Rheinsberg 1735; conductor Berlin Royal Opera 1740. Works include Der Tod Jesu; operas; concertos; motets. See also Passion, The.
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