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Homilius, Gottfried August

(1714–85). B. Rosenthal, Saxony, Ger.; organist; composer; pupil of J. S. Bach,* but followed more closely the style of K. H. Graun*; cantor Kreuzschule and music dir. in 3 chief chs. Dresden. Works include Passions-Cantate; Die Freude der Hirten über die Geburt Jesu; motets.

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